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To empower visually impaired students Signify makes state-of-the-art computer labs in Gujarat 

6th March 2024: Signify, took a significant step towards fostering inclusive education by inaugurating four computer labs in blind schools across Gujarat. This initiative marked another pivotal moment in the ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects that are undertaken by Signify.

The execution of this noteworthy project was entrusted to Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, Signify’s dedicated NGO partner. Samarthanam Trust has been instrumental in ensuring the seamless implementation of Signify’s CSR initiatives that are aimed at promoting education and skill development among individuals with disabilities.

The impact of this endeavor is substantial, with over 350 visually impaired students benefiting from the newly established computer labs. Signify’s commitment to making a positive difference is further reflected in the fact that this project extends support to a total of 26 blind schools across India.

Commenting on the project, Nikhil Gupta, Head of Marketing, Strategy, Govt. Affairs and CSR – Signify, Greater India said, “Our CSR strategy and initiatives resonate with our brand purpose which is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. At Signify, we are committed to empowering underprivileged communities and the inauguration of the computer labs in blind schools is yet another testament of that. With this initiative we hope to provide students with the necessary aid for their education and development, lighting up their future for a better tomorrow.”

The newly equipped computer labs are set up in the following blind schools; ‘SURABHI’ Lions Blind Girls School in Vadodara, Samajsuraksha Sankul and Resource Centre in Vadodara, Andhajan Shikshan Manda in Surat, Andhjan Shala in Shavarimal.

This initiative aligns with Signify’s commitment to leveraging technology for social impact, creating an inclusive environment, and contributing to the overall development of communities. By focusing on education for visually impaired students, signify is paving the way for a brighter and more equitable future.

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