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HCL Foundation invests more than Rs 160 crore in community projects in UP

UP accounts for 2/3rd of the Foundation's activity spend


Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
IT major HCL Technology’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm HCL Foundation has invested more than Rs 162 crore in various community projects in Uttar Pradesh.

“UP accounted for nearly 2/3rd of the Foundation’s total expenditure in India over the past three years owing to the Group’s predominant presence in the state,” HCL Foundation director Nidhi Pundhir told Business Standard here today.

The investments have been made in HCL Foundation’s three main CSR verticals of Samuday, Uday and Grant.

She informed the Foundation’s outlay had posted 216 per cent growth from about Rs 41 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 129 crore

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First Published: Nov 29 2019 | 6:18 PM IST

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