News from APPL Foundation

“Reflections on Managing WATER: Earth’s Greatest Resource” edited by Ranjit Barthakur, Chairman, APPL Foundation and Balipara Tract & Frontier Foundation and Indira Khurana, was released by the Honourable Chief Minister of Assam, Sri Tarun Gogoi on 23rd April, 2015.

A joint initiative with New Light NGO

The Kolkata team of Amalgamated Plantations Pvt Ltd participated in the TATA Volunteering Week initiative on April 2nd by partnering with New Light, an NGO that strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for children of sex workers. Employees volunteered at a crèche called Jhinuk located in the red-light district of Kalighat.

The Head Master of the Deering LP school Mr. Jatin Ch. Bordoloi was felicitated by the Hathikuli Tea Estate team for his outstanding contribution towards the betterment of the school and academic achievements of his students.

The Referral Hospital & Research Centre (RHRC) at Chubwa celebrated Nurses’ Day to honour their contribution and commitment. Along with various programs, 3 RHRC Nurses were posthumously honoured and the gesture was highly appreciated by their family members.

Activity at Ragngapara HS School

Nahorani Tea Estate carried out the Tata Voluntary activity on 26.03.2015 at Rangapara HS School and cleaned up the school campus, white washed the boundary wall, painted main entry gate, provided shade guards in the newly planted plants and at the end of the programme a hand washing demonstration was also held.