Gandhi Mallikarjuna Rao the GMR Group Founder & Chairman has pledged an investment of about Rs 1540 crore towards improving Education. The funds will be invested in GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (GMRVF) ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ arm of the GMR Group. Its mandate is to develop social infrastructure and enhance the quality of life of communities around the locations where the Group has a presence.
The Foundation is a Section 25 (not-for-profit) company. It has its own professional staff drawn from top academic and social work institutions. It is governed by a Board chaired by Group Chairman, GMR Group.
- Health, Hygiene & Sanitation
- Empowerment & Livelihoods
- Community Development
Educational Institutes under in GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (GMRVF) :
GMR Institute of Technology
Sri GCSR Degree College
GMR Varalakshmi DAV Public School
Seethamahalakshmi DAV Public School
About GMR Group
GMR Group is a major infrastructure company in India which is headquartered in Bangalore. The company was founded in 1978. The core business areas of the company include airports, energy and highways; apart from having presence in the agriculture and aviation sectors. They are also actively involved in community service as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility.
GMR group are the owners of Delhi Daredevils team which plays in the annual Indian cricket competition Indian Premier League.