Hyundai Motor India launched the second phase of its global CSR campaign – Happy Move – ‘Save Our Heritage’ at 4 heritage sites in Delhi. The initiative is undertaken in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and involves a School Contact Program for reaching out to schools students. The program is held from July 11 to July 21, 2016.
Hyundai will conduct awareness drive with over 100 Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers (80 from South Korea and 24 from India) at the heritage sites of Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar, Old Fort and Hauz Khas. The volunteers will undertake maintenance activities to preserve the amenities, gardens and will conduct awareness drives to educate the visitors about the value of our heritage.
Volunteers will also conduct School Contact Programme at 4 Delhi-Tamil association (DTEA) Senior Secondary School at Lodhi Estate, R.K.Puram, INA Market and Mandir Marg. Volunteers will conduct school premises cleaning, school wall designing, maintenance of gardens and design competitions to generate a creative and innovative study environment.
Earlier this year the 16th Happy Move volunteer campaign was conducted at four heritage sites – Safdarjung Tomb, Qutub Minar, Old Fort and Firoz Shah Kotla. Alongside, the program also reached out to over 2,300 students across 4 schools close to these monuments in Delhi through School Contact Program which also involved cultural exchange with the volunteer Korean students.
Currently in its 17th edition, the volunteer program has sent over 3,000 volunteers to India till date who have been instrumental in creating a meaningful difference to lives of people in over 65 villages around Chennai. The Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers have helped create sanitation facilities for over 500 families, provided school infrastructure that has helped 180 schools and over 90,000 students.