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CSR: Nippon Paint provides grocery supplies to 1500 painter families in Tamil Nadu

As the second wave continues to affect the income of the daily wage earners such as painters, Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division) extends support to the painter community. The paint manufacturer has resumed its outreach efforts to painters who have been affected due to a lack of employment opportunities.
In the first phase, groceries were distributed to painters in their respective localities in Chennai and Coimbatore. So far, Nippon Paint has provided grocery supplies to 1500 painter families by conducting relief camps in more than 25 localities across these two cities.
The company ensured that the painters received the support without having to travel long distances. Some of the areas covered in Chennai include Thuraipakkam, Perungalathur, Selaiyur, Pammal, Adambakkam, Choolaimedu, Santhome, MGR Nagar, Kolathur, Pattabiram, Thiruvotriyur, Redhills, Ambattur, Kilpauk, Thondiarpet and Porur. In Coimbatore, the areas earmarked for grocery distribution include Goundampalayam, Kuniyamuthur, Neelambur/ Thennampalayam, Podanur, Peelamedu, R S Puram, Saravanampatti, Selvapuram and Sulur.
During the first wave, Nippon Paint supported over 2500 painter families amidst the series of lockdowns. S Mahesh Anand, President – Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division) commented, “Due to the state (TN) lockdown triggered by the second wave, the livelihood of painters and other daily wage earners have been affected. For us, painters are the most vulnerable stakeholders, and we hope to bring them some respite during these difficult times through this initiative of providing grocery supplies.”

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