New Delhi, India (PressExposure) August 06, 2014 -- DLF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of realty major DLF Limited has been conferred with ASIA Best CSR Practices Awards -2014 for its noteworthy contribution in community development in India. These awards are Asia's highest recognition of corporate organizations that have a significant and positive impact on lives of people about them.
DLF Foundation has been undertaking the Cluster Village Development Program in 10 Villages of Gurgaon, in sync with the priority areas identified in the 12th five year plan. With years of immense recognition and fame as the premier real estate promoters and builders, DLF Foundation has taken upon its shoulder the duty and responsibility to repay the society by expressing commitment and sheer determination to empower communities, create opportunities and uplift the underprivileged to ensure a well built society.
The cluster development program has been persistently contributing in development of 5 key areas namely Social, Economic, Environment, Health and Education. DLF Foundation's approach to CSR focuses at improving the living standards and condition of lives of the rural community. They have emphasized on the broad fields pertaining to Education, Skilled development, Sanitation, Health and Environment for the masses deprived of these basic amenities.
"The core philosophy behind the establishment of the DLF Foundation is aimed at evolving ground-breaking and action based solutions to help undeserved sections of society fulfill their unrealized aspirations for a better life through interventions in the areas of health, education, and employment linked skill development. This award is both an honor and encouragement for us to build stronger connections with our community through our development and social welfare initiatives and also through employee-volunteering," said Lt. Gen. (retd). Rajender Singh, CEO, DLF Foundation."
Formed with the vision of "Building Lives", DLF Foundation upholds the belief that it is necessary to complement and supplement the efforts of the state if we are to bring about a qualitative change in the lives of the people. Steadfast in their belief those organizations have both an economic and social purpose, the DLF Foundation seeks to promote community and environment projects under the proven partnership model and ensure that all stakeholders participate in the cause of helping the underprivileged.