Panasonic Reinforces Commitment to Underprivileged Sections of

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Saturday, August 17, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) 
Reinforcing its commitment to work towards the upliftment of the underprivileged
and weaker sections of the society, Panasonic today announced the contribution
of 25 fully-automated washing machines to the underprivileged sections by
collaborating with Govt. organizations and civil societies working specifically
in the field of child development. Present at the occasion were Dr. Kiran Walia
- Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Women & Child Development and
Languages, Government of Delhi, and Ms. Radhika Kalia - Head, Corporate CSR &
Public Relations, Panasonic India.  
Under one of the most important pillars of its social responsibility program -
“Panasonic Sahyog”, company contributed 15 washing machines to Village
Cottage Home and Mentally Challenged home run by Women and Child Welfare
Department, Govt. Of Delhi and other 10 washing machines to GOONJ (an NGO for
women empowerment). “Panasonic Sahyog” program has been essentially designed
to contribute to the Indian society and to work towards the upliftment of weaker
sections of our society.  
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Kiran Walia said, “I am deeply touched by
Panasonic's initiative of working towards the welfare of underprivileged
sections of our society. With programs like these which are especially designed
keeping in mind the needs of these sections of the society, Panasonic has set an
example for other corporate citizens to follow. I hope to see more and more
corporates and individuals coming forward to show their commitment and work with
the government to bridge the gap between the weaker and privileged sections of
the society.” 
Ms. Radhika Kalia commented, “As a responsible corporate citizen, we are
committed to work towards the progress and development of society and the
well-being of people through our business activities, thereby enhancing the
quality of life throughout the world. At Panasonic, we firmly believe in
contributing to the progress and development of society we operate in, and in
the well-being of its people. The initiative is a simple gesture of bringing
hope, strength and joy to the people who deserve it. At Panasonic we believe in
building a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. Our experience of
the past few years has affirmed our belief in bringing the positive change and
has motivated us to significantly scale up our initiatives.” 
Panasonic's vision and philosophy has always guided the organization to
contribute towards the progress and development of the society and the
well-being of people. Panasonic has undertaken various key initiatives to
provide knowledge and learning among children and work with the weaker sections
of the society to provide them with equal opportunity and work towards their
upliftment.  
About Panasonic 
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering
of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential,
non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918,
the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated
companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.85 trillion yen for
the year ended March 31, 2012. Committed to pursuing new value through
innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life
and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic,
please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/. 
About Panasonic India 
Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics, home
appliances like LCD & Plasma TVs, DVD players, Home Theatre Systems, Cameras,
Camcorders, Car Audio Systems, Air Conditioners, Washing Machines,
Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Automatic Cookers, Vacuum Cleaners and a wide
range of system products including communication ones like Phones, High
Definition Videoconferencing, Professional Audio Video products like Broadcast
Cameras, Projectors and Displays, Business Solutions including Printers,
Whiteboards and Security Solutions. The company currently has a workforce of
about 12,500 in India. For more information on the company and the Panasonic
brand in India, please visit http://panasonic.co.in. 
To view the photograph, please click on the link given below: 
Photo caption - Ms. Radhika Kalia - Head, Corporate CSR & Public Relations,
Panasonic India with Dr. Kiran Walia - Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family
Welfare, Women & Child Development and Languages, Government of Delhi (Left to
Right) 
Media contact details 
Richa Sethi,
Panasonic India,
+91 9560498765,
richa.sethi@in.panasonic.com 
Nitin Shukla,
Genesis Burson-Marsteller,
+91 9873985197,
nitin.shukla@bm.com 
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