Pune, India, June 22, 2018 :
KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, today announced that it was awarded the FKCCI CSR Awards 2018 by the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI). The award for CSR Excellence in the Basic Education category
for KPIT’s contribution via the Chhote Scientists project
was presented by Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr. G. Parameshwara, at the FKCCI CSR Conference and Awards – 2018 held in Bengaluru.
, a pivotal organization promoting and motivating industry and trade in Karnataka, bestows the CSR Awards every year to corporates and recognizes the best, innovative CSR projects. KPIT won the award for its significant contribution in providing hands-on science education to children through its Chhote Scientists program in 177 schools across Pune and Karnataka, which saw 15,000 children benefit from it. Chhote Scientists is a community and social initiative which aims at cultivating interest in science amongst children and encouraging them to solve real-world problems using practical applications and experiments.