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Siemens Ltd. and Siemens Hearing Instruments Ltd. have made a joint donation of hearing instruments to 20 most needy students of the Akshar Trust, a registered NGO based at Vadodara. At a special function organized at the Akshar Trust school campus in Vadodara, the Siemens management handed over 20 pairs of specially molded hearing instruments to the most needy, underprivileged students. The Siemens Hearing Instruments’ service group will individually fit the instruments to the children. Siemens has been supporting this cause even in the past.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Juergen Schubert, Managing Director, Siemens Ltd. said, “Siemens is happy to be able to support these young, bright and needy students in a small way. We hope that with these hearing aids, the children are able to interact better and live a normal life.” He further added, “For Siemens, Social Responsibility is an integral part of the business philosophy and over the years we have supported several causes with a special focus on children and their education. With hearing-aid instruments as a part of our diverse portfolio, we understand and empathize with the needs of the hearing impaired children and therefore, it is very important for us to support this cause.”
Siemens Hearing Instruments Pvt. Ltd. (SHIL), based in Bangalore, is a leading provider of hearing aids in India. A 100% subsidiary of Siemens Audiologische Technik GmbH, SHIL was incorporated in India in February 1998. Its repertoire includes the broadest range of hearing aids from In-The Canal (ITC) to In-The Ear (ITE) and Behind-The Ear (BTE) hearing devices. In association with leading ENT doctors, audiologists and Hearing Healthcare professionals in India, the company has introduced the unique concept of Siemens Authorized Hearing Care Center (HCC) concept, a one-stop solution for the needs of the hearing-impaired.
Siemens Ltd is the flagship listed company in India. Siemens in India, which comprises of 19 legal entities, is a leading provider of industry and infrastructure solutions with a business volume aggregating about Rs 11,000 crores. It operates in the core business segments of Energy, Industry Transportation, Healthcare, Information Technology, Communication and Lighting. It has nation-wide Sales and Service network, 18 manufacturing plants, some 500 strong network of channel partners and employs over 18,000 people.
Akshar Trust, Vadodara, Gujarat, has been working as a charitable trust for hearing impaired children for nearly 19 years. The Trust runs the Akshar Centre for Hearing Impaired Children, a center for Early Intervention and a Teacher Training Programme for the past nine years. The Rehabilitation Council of India has given Permanent Recognition to the Teacher Training. The school is recognized by the State Government. The Akshar Centre started in 1988 with 5 children. The Centre is a non-profit, voluntary and secular organization. No hearing-impaired child is refused admission.