Staff Correspondent: Northern Tosrifa Group (NTG), in association with the Manabik Shahajya Shangstha (MSS) and the Shafiuddin Ahmed Foundation, has come to a successful end today on 13th August, 2018. The program starting on 31st July 2018 touches the finishing line with a gorgeous event organized at Tosrifa Industries Limited.
The aim of this program was to provide eye care, medicine and spectacles to more than 5,487 workers & staffs of Northern Tosrifa Group. NTG is a people-oriented organization which is determined to keep their workforce healthy. This campaign is one of the many ambitious and ground breading projects conducted by our Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) team.
According to World Health Organization, an estimated 217 million people have moderate to severe vision impairment. Globally, chronic eye diseases are the main cause of vision loss. Uncorrected refractive errors and un-operated cataract are the top two causes of vision impairment.
NTG officials stated that most of their industrial employees have received this facility of eye check up for the first time in life and they are privileged to bring a positive impact to their life.
The eye care program was 14 days long. In the awareness program, MSS volunteers explained basic measures of how to keep eyes healthy. The -program ensured free-of-cost eye check-up for 5,487 people and has successfully delivered critical support to NTG’s members on need basis. More than 1,569 were provided with medicine and 1266 were prescribed with spectacles free of cost.
The 100% export oriented RMG manufacturer NTG believes such undertaking will raise awareness and inspire everyone in doing more for the people & the planet. At NTG, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability are not just a new business practices adopted but have been an integral mode of ethical business from the very inception. In March, 2018 NTG has become a part of United Nations Global Compact where they have promised to align their business process with Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by United Nation.
The “NTG Eye Care Program” is in alignment with SDG 3; Good health and well-being. NTG hopes more organizations will come forward and take such initiatives in order to award a better life to those who are working in our RMG industries.
The Managing Director of Tosrifa Group, CEO, Director, Representatives from brands, representatives from media and NTG officials were present during the event.