Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) as part of its Azadi Ka Amrut Mhotsav event organised an event to support the craftsmen of Dakshina Kannada District. 35 Members of the potter community were handed over modern tools to improve their productivity and multiply their income.
MRPL’s Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebration was held at Lions Club Hall in Puttur on August 11. Dr Rudolph Noronha General Manager and Manish Gupta Senior Manager represented MRPL at the event.
Shashi Kumar Rai Baliyottu, Director SCDCC Bank, S Janardhana Moolya Chief Executive Potters Cottage Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. Director, Damodhara V VICE President of Potters Cooperative Industry were present on the occasion.
Dr Noronha spoke on the occasion and said that “MRPL through its impactful CSR and CER activities strives to make a difference to the lives of the needy sections of the society”. He also expressed hope that “MRPL sponsored modern tools and tackles would go a long way in multiplying income for the potter community and thereby promote environment-friendly implements”
10 Potters received electric potter wheels on the occasion and 25 were provided with Design Kits. All the beneficiaries expressed their happiness about the high quality of the items provided by MRPL.