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Pune, June 27, 2017:
Pune, 27 June 2017 - Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s leading tyre and rubber company, today inaugurated a new Primary School building at Sawardari village, in Khed Taluka, Pune, Maharashtra. Bridgestone India undertook the construction of a new school for children of the village, the foundation for which was laid by Bridgestone India Director, Mr. Ajay Sevekari in February 2016.

The old building was in an acute need of better educational infrastructure and more space to accommodate the increasing number of students. Bridgestone India has constructed a new building in 4200 square feet area with modern infrastructure and added facilities for students and staff.

The new classrooms are furbished with furniture, lights, fans, green boards, and informative painting work with cartoon animations. The building is equipped with amenities like water coolers with RO and UV features along with lavatories and hand wash facilities separately for boys, girls and teachers.

Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Ajay Sevekari, Director, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The objective of this initiative was to enhance the access to quality education and facilities for students who live in the village and nearby areas. CSR for promoting education has been deep rooted within the corporate values and corporate culture of Bridgestone and the company will keep continuing its commitment for the betterment of the community.”  

About Bridgestone India:

Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd started its operations in 1996. In March 1998 with the setup of its manufacturing facility in Kheda, Madhya Pradesh, Bridgestone achieved its objective ofrunning Indian manufactured Bridgestone tyres on Indian Roads. It expanded its facilities by setting up one more facility in Chakan, Pune in 2013. In a short stint of more than 20 years,Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd has become one of the leading tyre companies in both the OEM & Replacement market.

About Bridgestone Corporation:

Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

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Mr. Ken Oyama, Executive Director (Sales and Marketing) and Mr. Ajay Sevekari, Director (Human Resource, Administration, Logistics, IT & Purchase) inaugurate new school building at Sawardari, Pune



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