Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has said that it has received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award from the Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI) for outstanding contribution in the field of CSR.
The award was presented to Sun Pharma for its CSR efforts in the areas of healthcare, education, safe drinking water, sanitation & hygiene, environment conservation, rural development, disaster relief and malaria elimination. The Company’s CSR initiatives benefited around 1.2 million people from 3800 villages spread over 11 states in India last year (2017-18).
FGI instituted the biennial FGI Awards for excellence in 1993 to honour and felicitate individuals, organizations, institutes and industries in 14 different categories. The award was presented by Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Hon’ ble Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development, Govt. of India at the 15th FGI Awards function organised at Vadodara, Gujarat. On behalf of Sun Pharma, the award was received by Dr. Azadar Khan, Sr. VP - Corporate Relations.
Meanwhile, shares of the company were trading at Rs 476.85 apiece up 0.68 per cent from the previous close at 09:27 hrs on BSE.