Keysight has been presented with the prestigious ‘Mahatma Award 2020 for its efforts towards building a better planet by employing a global business framework of ethical, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible operations.
The Mahatma Award was established by social entrepreneur and social activist Amit Sachdev, director of New York-based Liveweek Foundation, known as ‘The CSR Man of India’, for his advocacy of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Bill in India. Mr. Sudhir Tangri, vice president and general manager, Keysight Technologies India, accompanied by Naresh N Asnani, Keysight’s Country Manager, Communications and CSR, accepted the award from Amit Sachdev in Delhi, considering the intent, commitment, project impact, sustainability and scalability of the CSR programs undertaken by the company.
On receiving the award, Mr. Tangri said, “At Keysight, our corporate social efforts are continuous and ongoing throughout the year, with the purpose of strengthening local communities in different ways. On one front, we are working with our non-governmental organization (NGO) partners and local civic bodies to combat Covid. On the education front, our STEM program brings experiential learning closer to children and helps them acquire next-generation skills.” He added, “Further, the eco-friendly park in Gurugram, which we have supported, is promoting environmental awareness and consciousness in the community. Thus, we have been able to touch many lives.”
“I would like to congratulate the Keysight team for their honest efforts for helping the local communities in a pandemic, supporting STEM education and creating environmental awareness in citizens. I am intrigued with the innovative STEM program and wish the team the very best in their future endeavors,” said Mr. Amit Sachdeva, Founder of Mahatma Award, while presenting the award.