To bring about a green change in people and their practices.
Samarthanam is organizing the 13th Bengaluru Walkathon supported by Allergan on 9th December 2017 at Kittur Rani Chennamma Stadium in Bengaluru. With the theme ‘Green Vision Clear Mission’ Walkathon 2017 calls for support towards spreading the importance of environment conservation. It is an effort to make each person realize the significance of a healthier environment and adopt green practices.
Mahantesh GK, Founder Managing Trustee of Samarthanam stated that an event like Walkathon serves to be an ideal platform to raise awareness on the needs of a cleaner and greener city. He said, “I am glad to have initiatied this green movement towards environment conservation and thankful to Allergan for supporting the event. I appreciate the response received from media, public, sponsors and partners towards the making of Walkathon.”
Mr. K T Rajan, Director – Operations of Allergan, the title supporter of the Walkathon said “We are delighted to be associated with Samarthanam in this noble initiative of environment conservation. We at Allergan believe that it is vital to leave behind a ‘Greener and Cleaner world’ for the generations to come. It is this endeavor that has motivated us to support the 13thBengaluru Walkathon 2017”.
Allergan Bengaluru Walkathon 2017 is an effort to bring back greenery to the city of Bengaluru. Veteran actor, filmmaker Upendra Rao is the Brand Ambassador for the event. We are immensely grateful to Upendra for his valuable time and words encouraging people to take the green path. National Citizen's Awardee and famous environmentalist Saalumarada Thimmakka, is the Guest of Honor for Walkathon 2017. Her work for the environment is inspirational and we pledge to follow her footsteps and spread the message.
Samarthanam extends gratitude to our title sponsor -Allergan, and other sponsors , Northern Trust, Time Inc, TE Connectivity, Landmark, Yaskawa, GKN Aerospace, Intuit, and Himalaya, our partners -Vijayawani, Dighvijay, Vyoma Aerospace, Sankara TV, Ayush TV, Ramaiah, Red FM, Aircel, KMF, Aerolex Motors Pvt Ltd.
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled also recently received National Award under the best institution category awarded by the Government of India for its services to the society. Samarthanam’s services have been suitably recognized by the Government and honored with the prestigious National Award.
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled: Registered as a Trust in 1997, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled has been working towards creating education and livelihood opportunities for persons with disabilities and from underserved communities. The larger vision of our organization is to work towards an inclusive society which provides equal opportunities for all. More details can be found at our official website: www.samarthanam.org
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