(Left to Right) Ms. Ritu Ghosh, Head, Corporate Affairs & CSR, Panasonic India, Mr. Sarthak Seth, CMO, Panasonic India with Ranbir Kapoor, in Mumbai – photo by Sumant Gajinkar
MUMBAI, (GNI): A day dedicated to cricket, fun activities and lots of josh, ‘Panasonic Cricket Dil Se’ continued the cricket mania by giving the children of NGOs an exciting VR cricket experience. The evening saw Bollywood superstar, Ranbir Kapoor interacting and playing with young minds and boosting the spirit of sports in them. On the occasion, Panasonic along with Ranbir Kapoor presented Panasonic television sets to their NGO partners in an effort to broaden entertainment and knowledge opportunities of the children. Panasonic is giving away 100 television sets to NGOs engaged in working towards improving child welfare across various cities.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Sarthak Seth, Chief Marketing Officer, Panasonic India said, “Through this initiative, we wanted to spread the love for cricket and is a step towards uniting children with the world of entertainment and knowledge through Panasonic’s offerings. We, as a brand, truly believe in creating lasting moments and bringing them to life just like Panasonic TV’s do.”
Speaking on the initiative, Ms. Ritu Ghosh, Head, Corporate Affairs & CSR, Panasonic India said, “At Panasonic, we are committed to creating a better life and a better world by contributing meaningfully to people’s lives and the development of the communities through our concurred efforts. We are working with children and youth through various Panasonic CSR programmes focussed towards education and skill development. Through this initiative, we intend to extend opportunities via our NGO partners, to the children of India with entertainment and knowledgesolutions to broaden their horizons.”
Joining the cause, Ranbir Kapoor said,“It has been an exciting journey to be associated with Panasonic family for the past 10 years. It is a great initiative by the brand that not only encourages the sporting spirit in children but also gives them an opportunity to enhance their learning.”
The event encouraged the sporting spirit as it engaged the children in a friendly cricket match. The winners were felicitated with special trophies which were given away by Ranbir Kapoor. To make their day even more special, Ranbir surprised them by giving them special cricket bats which were exclusively signed by actor himself.
About Panasonic India: Panasonic makes available in India & South Asia its wide range of consumer electronics, home appliances like LED & DVD players, Home Theatre Systems, Cameras, Camcorders, Car Audio Systems, Air Conditioners, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Automatic Cookers, Vacuum Cleaners and an extensive range of system products including communication like Phones, High Definition Videoconferencing, Professional Audio Video products like Broadcast Cameras, Projectors and Displays, Business Solutions including Printers, Whiteboards and Security solutions. The company currently has a workforce of about 18,000 in India & South Asia. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand in India, please visit:http://panasonic.co.in.