Shimla, Feb 26 : SJVN Foundation and Government of Himachal Pradesh have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of four heritage sites in the state.
SJVN Foundation will contribute Rs 1 Crore for development of these sites.
The MoU to this effect was signed by Awadhesh Prasad, AGM (CSR), SJVN and K K Sharma, Director (Language, Art & Culture), GoHP in the benign presence of Jai Ram Thakur, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh at Shimla.
The MOU has been executed for development of four cultural heritage sites namely, Sapni Fort, Sangla, Kinnaur, Parshuam Temple Complex, Nirmand, Kullu, Kalka-Shimla Railway World Heritage Site and Chhitkul Village, Kinnaur.
SJVN has been implementing CSR activities in and around its area of operations and making significant contribution in the improvement of quality of life of stakeholders.
SJVN undertakes its CSR and Sustainability projects in six verticals namely, health & hygiene, education & skill development, sustainable development, infrastructure & community development, assistance during natural disasters, promotion of culture, heritage & Sports.
Under cultural vertical, SJVN Foundation is supporting various international and national festivals like, International Lavi Fair, Rampur, Kullu Dussehra, Shimla Summer Festival, Kinnaur Mahotsav etc. To preserve the traditional culture, SJVN is extending a financial support of Rs 2 Crore to Tara Mata temple complex and Rs1 Crore to Bhima Kali Temple Complex. (UNI)