New Delhi, Delhi, India:Stairs, an NGO working towards sports, education and health of underprivileged children, has conferred Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman & Managing Director, Uflex Ltd.- India's largest flexible packaging company, with the Stairs Shreshtha honor for outstanding contribution towards under privileged youth and creating a sustainable future for them through sports. Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi was honoured on the occasion of first anniversary of maiden edition of Uflex Khelo Dilli 2011-12, a philanthropic endeavor jointly organized by Uflex Ltd. and Stairs.
Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi was bestowed with Stairs Shreshtha for his extraordinary contribution to progressive development of the less fortunate youth of the society through sports. As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Uflex Ltd endeavors towards creating a better and sustainable future for underprivileged children and youth through sports. In the last one year, Uflex Ltd. in association with Stairs has managed to impact the lives of thousands of underprivileged youth across the country, with various sporting initiatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Chaturvedi said, “Getting this prestigious honor in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility is a matter of great pride for us. It is an honor to be associated with a noble cause of helping underprivileged children in achieving their dreams through the medium of sports. Uflex is dedicated towards creating sporting opportunities for under-privileged children across the country. Besides being a recreational activity, sport has an educative character which can help in building a strong character and help in social integration of underprivileged youth. These children have a lot of potential and latent energy that needs to be tapped and through Uflex Khelo Dilli, we hope to channelize this energy in the right direction. Our association with Stairs represents an extension of our social commitment to bring about a positive change in the life of underprivileged sections of the society by carrying out such programmes in sport, education and health.”
Mr. Anil Upadhyay, President, Stairs, said, “We are privileged to be associated with Uflex Ltd under the guidance of Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi in carrying out our initiatives towards the underprivileged youth. Our Khelo Dilli program was specially designed to encourage children to come out and play and enjoy themselves. Many talented children selected through our sporting events have gone a long way in demonstrating their skills in competitive level and without the continuous support from Uflex, his would not have been possible. I would also take this opportunity to thank Uflex for their valuable association and would like to look forward for a longstanding relation with the Uflex team”
Uflex Khelo Dilli was conceptualized with the aim to provide free of cost - space, infrastructure and sports equipment to the less fortunate children of our society, to play. The first edition of Uflex Khelo Dilli has already witnessed participation of more than 5000 children who are regulary playing at 28 Uflex Stairs centres which have been established near the colonies where these children reside.
Apart from Khelo Dilli, Uflex Ltd. has also adopted cricket initiatives of Stairs, namely, Uflex Stairs Cricket Championship and Uflex Stairs Cricket Scholarship. Uflex Ltd. supports Stairs in running cricket training academies, providing sports scholarship and sports gear to the underprivileged children. Recently, 64 talented children have been granted the Uflex Stairs Cricket Scholarship and are being training at accredited cricket centres in Delhi. Some of the students who have been identified by Stairs are already doing well at the national level and are earning laurels for their states. Stairs also organizes sports camps at regular intervals to promote youth talent
About UFLEX Ltd
UFLEX Ltd ( www.uflexltd.com) is the Bombay Stock Exchange (UFLEX: 500148) and NSE listed India's largest flexible packaging company with large manufacturing capacities of plastic film and packaging products providing end-to-end solutions to clients across more than 114 countries. It has vast capacities for production of Polyester chips, Biaxially Oriented Polyethylene Teraphthalate (BOPET) and Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films, Printing & Coating Inks, facilities for Holography, Metalization & PVDC coating, making Gravure Printing Cylinders, Gravure Printing, Lamination and Pouch formation.
Synonymous with flexible packaging industry in the country, UFLEX group has Gross annual revenue of Rs. 60 billion and Gross Capital Investment across the world of about Rs. 40 billion. UFLEX offers finished packaging of a wide variety of products such as snack foods, candy and confectionery, sugar, rice & other cereals, beverages, tea & coffee, desert mixes, noodles, wheat flour, soaps and detergents, shampoos & conditioners, vegetable oil, spices, marinates & pastes, cheese & dairy products, frozen food, sea food, meat, anti-fog, pet food, pharmaceuticals, contraceptives, garden fertilizers and plant nutrients, motor oil and lubricants, automotive and engineering components etc...
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