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Dr Azim Premji offers Karnataka CM help to fight air pollution

Wipro chairman Dr Azim Premji met the CM on Tuesday and expressed his willingness to make valuable contributions to the development of the state.

Published: 25th July 2018 05:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th July 2018 06:50 AM   |  A+A-

Wipro chairman Azim Premji during a meeting with Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday | Express

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Enthused by the invitation of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to the private sector to collaborate with the government in the development process, Wipro chairman Dr Azim Premji met the CM on Tuesday and expressed his willingness to make valuable contributions to the development of the state.
Premji is keen to join hands with the government in controlling air pollution in Bengaluru city with technological help from Wipro. He requested the CM to appoint a nodal officer for this purpose.

Kumaraswamy assured him that the additional chief secretary of the forest department will be appointed as the nodal officer. During the meet, he also showed keen interest on partnering with the government to implement programmes on zero budget farming. After the meeting, Kumaraswamy told reporters, “Premji has drawn my attention to roads in and around Sarjapur.  I have ordered for their immediate repair.”
Wipro, with the help of the Education department, has taken up many development initiatives in government schools.

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