As a responsible corporate citizen, Edison Group always extends its support to the affected, vulnerable people during hard times due to natural calamities. Concerned over the prevalent cold weather, Edison group distributed winter cloths among 500 poverty striken people in Gazipur district on January 31, 2014. Under the initiative, this event took place at Madhabpur Central Eidgah under Sripur upazila. Association for poor advancement need (APAN) organized the event and Edison group financed the winter cloths. Edison group’s Managing Director Mr. Jakaria Shahid, Head of Marketing Mr. Rafiq Uddin, Head of Distribution Mr. Aman Ullah, Head of Procurement Mr. A S M Shahinul Haque and other high officials were present along with high officials of local administration and famous people of the area.
The people taking the winter cloths described their sufferings for lack of winter cloths and also expressed their gratitude for effort. Managing Director- Mr. Jakaria Shahid told that this type of activities will be continued in wider scope. He believes that little steps like this can help society go a long way and Edison group is committed to the society and to the people.