Grasim to set up school in TN textile hub Pallipalayam
Renowned textile industrialists attended the foundation stone ceremony for Aditya Birla Public School at Pallipalayam, Tamil Nadu (TN), a major weaving and spinning hub
Industries Limited, a flagship company of the global conglomerate Aditya Birla
Group, held a foundation stone ceremony on September 16 for the upcoming
English-medium Aditya Birla Public School at Pallipalayam â€“ a central weaving
and spinning hub near Erode, Tamil Nadu.
the occasion, Dilip Gaur, Managing Director, Grasim Industries Ltd, said, â€œAt
Aditya Birla Group, we have always believed in transforming lives through all
our business and social endeavours. Education is one such touchpoint by which
we are impacting the lives of our children and the community at large. This
school is a humble contribution by Grasim Industries Ltd. for the well-being of
thousands of kids of the Pallipalayam â€“ Erode region.â€
Birla Group operates 56 schools, imparting quality education to more than
46,500 students. The Aditya Birla Public School, Pallipalayam, will be
affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and initially have
classes up to Class 7 with two sections.
every year, one class will be added up to Class 12.
informed, â€œWe plan to admit 700 students in the first year, and overall expect
1400 students to benefit with the introduction of senior secondary grades. We
believe that quality education encourages people to think clearly and
independently. It can liberate and empower communities to create their future.
This school will not only empower the children of Erode and Palliapalayam but
also contribute towards the socioeconomic development of communities residing
textile industrialists attended the bhoomi poojan from Erode along with senior
members from Grasim Industries Ltd.
as part of its multi-pronged efforts to support communities affected by
COVID-19, the Group has pledged support to three prominent government hospitals
in Tamil Naduâ€™s Erode and Pallipalayam, to provide medical equipment and
upgrade medical infrastructure such as oxygen support, digitalisation of X-ray
units, blood bag refrigerator, defreezer and ECG machine which will go a long
way in supporting underprivileged sections of workers in the textile industry.