Samsung strengthens Its Commitment for Education Sector in India
11/25/2013

Intending to further strengthen its commitment to contribute to the communities where it operates, employees from Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Korea participated

Online PR News – 25-November-2013 – New Delhi – Intending to further strengthen its commitment to contribute to the communities where it operates, employees from Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Korea participated in a unique employee volunteer programme, focussed on educational initiatives in India. As part of this programme, these volunteers set up the first Samsung Smart Class in the Keeranallur Government High School in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.

R. Suryanarayan, District Education Officer, Kancheepuram, along with Ookki Kim, Managing Director, Samsung Chennai factory, inaugurated the Samsung Smart Class.

It is a proud moment for us as we inaugurate the Samsung Smart Class in the Keeranallur Government High School. The Samsung Smart Class that has been set up by Samsung volunteers will, undoubtedly, contribute to improving the quality of education provided to the students in this school. Samsung’s employee volunteer programme is one of Samsung Electronics’ global CSR programmes. Through our Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, we are harnessing our legacy of innovation to transform communities and their lives for the better while opening a new world of possibilities for them, said Ookki Kim, Managing Director, Samsung Chennai Factory.

The Samsung Smart Class is equipped with 20 computers and will be the first step towards ensuring that the 300 students of this school from classes 6 to 10 get basic computer education on a regular basis. The Samsung Smart Class is one of several initiatives that the volunteers undertook. Besides setting up the computers, they also helped improve other facilities in the school by carrying out repair works on the water tank and toilets.