Ever wished you could be part of something bigger and more meaningful than yourself? Eager to make a positive impact on the community you live in and touch lives around you?
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others, said Mahatma Gandhi and nothing could be more relevant in these challenging times. As the world battles COVID-19 and stands mute witness to widespread disruption, genuine concern for fellow human beings has become one of the most critical starting points to rebuild a better world and get back on the path of stability and growth.
Serving communities has always been an integral part of the Mahindra Group’s DNA since its foundation in 1945. This ethos has underpinned the Group’s social efforts – be it the initiatives to combat Corona or supplying fresh produce to underprivileged communities in the US.
Continuing the Group’s legacy, Mahindra employees have pledged to contribute 750,000 volunteering hours to increase the well-being of communities in India and around the world. About 92,000 Mahindra employees clocked 3.3 million hours in volunteering from 2005 till the last financial year ending in March 2020 – no mean feat.
The newly launched MySeva volunteering effort is part of the ‘Spirit of Service’ initiative unveiled at the start of the Group’s 75th anniversary celebrations. MySeva aims to celebrate employees who devote their valuable time doing small or big acts of kindness throughout the year, and also enthuse everyone to participate in this noble cause.
An internal portal has been launched wherein employees can upload all the work being done by them as part of the Spirit of Service endeavor. The portal will enable employees to share their personal stories of volunteering and will be run along with the company's Employee Social Options (ESOPs) volunteering program.
The MySeva portal has already started filling up with some amazing volunteering work, shared by Mahindra employees:
- Gauri Rajadhyaksha is working to provide holistic care, nutrition and accommodation to children affected by cancer and their families.
- Dinesh Koyiloth has invested 60 hours in an online campaign to fight COVID-19.
- Dr. Vijay Pawar has so far volunteered 153 hours in donating immunity booster medicines to truck drivers during the ongoing pandemic.
What are you waiting for? If you believe you can volunteer your time and energy for the greater good, this is the right time to put thoughts into action. Come, join the Mahindra effort – visit the MySeva portal today - http://spiritofservice.mahindra.com/
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