SBI Life Insurance, one of the most trusted private life insurers in India, under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, donated a 50 seater bus to Helping Hands Jaipur Society for the welfare of aspiring students staying at far off locations in Bhankrota, Jaipur.
indicates that students from rural areas face severe accessibility restrictions,
because of their geographicalisolation, their
social and economic
conditions, and the commonly
low level of
transport supply. Addressing this
issue, SBI Life’s initiative aims to improve the last-mile connectivity for
students staying in remote locations which make it extremely difficult for them
to reach school every day and continue education.
Mishra, Regional Director- Jaipur Region, SBI Life Insurance, graced the
occasion by handing over the vehicle
keys to Mr. Bob and Janine Mann, Directors at the Helping Hands Jaipur
Society in presence of Mr. Satyanarayana Praturi, Regional Manager-
Bancassurance, SBI Life; Mr. Shivaji V, Regional Manager- Retail Agency, SBI
Life; Mr. Yajuvendra Singh, Regional HR-Jaipur, SBI Life along with other
Speaking about the
initiative, Mr. Ravi Krishnamurthy,
President-Zone 1, SBI Life Insurance said,“We
at SBI Life firmly believe that education is the first step in developing any
community and in fact, the society at large. An educated youth is capable of
bringing in vital changes not only in the quality of his personal life but also
in the larger community. We are humbled with the opportunity to support Helping
Hands Jaipur Society and team up with them in this noble cause.By providing
them with the necessary resources, it will not only help students build a
better future for themselves, but will also empower them to bring in the
required change in their surroundings at large”.
added, “We are hopeful that our efforts
will be beneficial to these students and would encourage them to continue to
put their best efforts in school.”
Established in 2004, Helping Hands
Jaipur Society works for various communities, development projects addressing
aspects like education, vocational & skills training, financial literacy
among others. The school has come a long way since in start in 2005 with 27
children to 400 enrolments in 2018. The NGO is running ‘Slum development
Project’ and ‘Free Education Project.
About SBI Life Insurance
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited (“SBI Life”/ “the Company”),
established in 2001, is a joint venture between State Bank of India and BNP
Paribas Cardif S.A. and is one of the leading life Insurance companies in
India. SBI Life has an authorized capital of ` 20.0 billion and a paid up
capital of ` 10.0 billion.
SBI Life offers a comprehensive range of life insurance and
pension products at competitive prices, ensuring high standards of customer
service and world class operating efficiency. The Company offers individual and
group products which include savings and protection plans to address the
insurance needs of diverse customer segments.
SBI Life has a multi-channel distribution network comprising of an
expansive Bancassurance channel with SBI, which has an unrivalled strength of
over 22,000 branches across the country. SBI Life also has a large and
productive agent network comprising of 116,278 agents, as on December 31, 2018.
The Company’s other distribution channels include direct sales and sales
through corporate agents, brokers, insurance marketing firms and other
intermediaries. As on December 31, 2018, the Company has a widespread network
of 859 offices across the Country to address customer needs effectively and
efficiently. The Company had an AuM of ` 1341.5 billion as of December 31,
The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (“NSE”) and The
Bombay Stock Exchange (“BSE”).