UNION BANK SOCIAL FOUNDATION
Union Bank Social Foundation was registered as a charitable Trust at Bangalore on 02.03.2006 as an initiative of Union Bank of India to carry out its CSR activities. Presently UBSF is functioning from R.O., Bangalore premises. Chairman & Managing Director and Executive Directors are respectively Chairman Trustee and Vice Chairmen Trustees. The Board of Trustees monitors and controls the activities of the Trust.
AIMING TO SUPPORT INITIATIVES TOWARDS SOCIAL UPLIFTMENT & IMPROVING LIVING STANDARDS OF UNDERPRIVILEGED SEGMENTS, UBSF IS FOCUSING ON ASSISTANCE TO TRUSTS/SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS ENGAGED MAINLY IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:
MAJOR AREAS OF ACTIVITIES
Financial assistance to NGOs/Trusts/Societies serving the interest of under privileged segments/disabled persons, providing artificial limbs & devices/equipments (for physically & mentally challenged persons/children) audio recording of books/school buses for visually impaired students facilitating education. Night shelters for street poor, solar power systems to schools, School Buses for children from deprived sections/disabled children, Ambulances, other hospital equipments /infrastructure for operation theatres and facilities to patients.
B. RURAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES THROUGH ADOPDTED VILLAGES
Projects, activities in villages adopted under Union Bank Adarsh Gram Scheme- both towards community development & school infrastructure improvement (viz. toilets, clean water supply facilities,storage tanks, computers,desks, benches, fans, hand pumps etc.) Support to children by providing books, school equipment, adoption of girl children, donating cycles and construction of school building etc.)
Union Bank Social Foundation Trust,
Union Bank of India
Ph: 080 22958260
MAJOR PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN
1. HEALTH CARE PROJECT FOR VILLAGES RUDRAPRAYAG DIST. (UTTARAKHAND):
Health care facilities for flood/landslide affected villagers of Rudraprayag dist. through Smile India Foundation, Delhi by operating Health Clinic at Guptkashi. District headquarters and Mobile clinic for 23 villages of Ukhimath block.
Project is under progress since April 2014.
2. SUPPORT TO MITRAJYOTHI BANGALORE
Residential livelihood training & audio book recording centre for visually challenged persons throughout the country.
Support towards cost of audio books production in CD form.
Duration: Support for 01 year. Project is under progress since January 2014.
3. TALKING ATM FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS
The adjacent ATM at our NIFT Br. Bangalore has been converted to Talking ATM for visually impaired persons for benefit of inmates of centre.
4. SUPPORT FOR MID-DAY MEAL PROGRAMME TO AKSHAYAPATRA FOUNDATION, BANGALORE
Support for purchase of customised vehicles for distribution of mid-day meals to Govt. school children at Bengaluru, Mangalore, Hubli and Hyderabad.
5. GIRL CHILD EDUCATION AND WOMEN EMPOWRMENT
6. ENERGY CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
Creating environmental awareness by planting of trees, solar home lights to BPL households, solar power at schools, clean solar cooking stoves.
7. SUPPORT FOR SETTING UP SHELTER HOMES
Assistance for setting up, Night Shelters by partnering with Ramakrishna Mission at Rohini, Delhi.
8. SUPPORT TO HOSPITALS & HEALTH CAMPS
Financial support to purchase Ambulances & conducting Camps at- Chennai, Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Mumbai, Mau, Gorakhpur (U.P.) Kottayam (Kerala) in Tinsukia, Assam, Goa etc.
9. RURAL DEVELOPMENT
10. DISABILITY SECTOR
Supported the cause of the mentally and physically disabled by donating for artificial limbs, calipers, tricycles to handicapped people at Jaipur, physiotherapy sessions at school for mentally retarted, support to heomophilia patients at Varanasi for care and treatment.
11. PAN INDIA COVERAGE
UBSFT functions across the country through its various projects & programmes.
PICTURES OF SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
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