Reliance wants to do good (and money is no object)


Nita Ambani is leading the effort at Reliance Industries to give back to society. And there’s nothing holding her back

It is a question you would ask. Why? Why does Reliance Industries (RIL) want to do good?

So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Shravan Kumar Singh, 42, had the same question. And try as hard as he did, Shravan couldn’t fathom why anyone would bother with him, or the godforsaken wasteland he called his farm in his village Bhanpura, Madhya Pradesh (nearly 300km from the capital city of Bhopal), where there was hardly any water. No electricity either. Ploughing his 1.5-hectare land was just enough for a hand-to-mouth existence. When guests came over, his six children, mother and wife would go to bed without dinner. For some months, Shravan and a few others would make their way to far-off villages, as far as 200km, to harvest crops in return for grain...........Read more

 

Source: livemint


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