Provides for free heart treatment for children of truck drivers, cleaners and mechanics
26th August, 2020: Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited (Chola), the financial services arm of Murugappa Group, has collaborated with Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals to provide cardiac treatment and care to children of truck drivers, cleaners and mechanics from anywhere in the country. Chola has pledged to support the surgical heart procedures on these children whose ages range from new born upto 18 years with a total outlay of INR 132 lakhs towards the 'Healing Little Hearts Programme' during 2019 - 2021.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Arun Alagappan, Managing Director, Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited said, 'Trucking is today one of the most important links that facilitates productivity and competitive efficiency, leading to rapid economic development of the country. It also plays a key role in bringing about the development of the remote regions by opening them to trade and investment and integrating them with the mainstream economy.
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