Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa, the company’s Social Development Arm and Khimji’s Sparkle Marine Services SAOC, the leading marine company offering all marine management services to the Duqm port including chartering of tugboats services, joined hands to set up sunshades at the Dahar School in the Al-Wasta Governorate of Duqm. The initiative comes as part of Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa extensive CSR drive under the Education pillar, and follows up similar efforts towards ensuring access to proper infrastructure that meets the needs of the local community.
Commenting on the project,Pankaj Khimji, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Khimji’s Sparkle Marine Services SAOC said, “Our current project at Duqm continues KR’s philosophy of giving back to society and exemplifies our commitment to the government’s goals for improving education infrastructure across the Sultanate. It reflects our dedication towards the driving sustainably in both social and economic growth.”
Nailesh Khimji, Director of Khimji Ramdas said, “We at Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa are committed to the development of local communities and initiating positive engagement for the growth and progress of our nation. We have implemented a broad framework of support that ensures access to proper infrastructure, improving educational facilities and community empowerment programmes.”
DaharSchool falls under the jurisdiction of the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm (SEZAD) and is located 50 KM away from central Duqm. Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa has set up sunshades around an area measuring 450sq.m.The initiative has spurred a substantive number of programmes to assist the nation’s developmental mandate on education. These include scholarships, vocational and entrepreneurship training initiatives.
Abdul Aziz Al Hinai, Partnership & Development Manager andin-charge for Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives from Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm (SEZAD) thanked Eshraqa, saying, “We are happy to see the much needed developmental support towards education infrastructure in schools especially in the interior region. This project will help improve the school’s facilities and will undoubtedly benefit students, faculty and the community as a whole.”
P Jairaj Kumar, Director Khimji’s Sparkle Marine Services SAOC said, “We are very pleased to be assisting Khimji Ramdas’ Eshraqa with thiseducational infrastructure project. This is in line with overall goals to create self-reliant communities and facilitate social integration for greater economic growth and development.”