CMC Ltd a leading IT company that computerised Indian Railways Passenger Reservation System and several other projects of national importance organised 'Special Athletics 2010' for specially abled children in the capital, at Bharati College, Janakpuri in partnership with: Special Olympic Bharat, Aashirwad Special Education School, Indian Medical Association, Bhagat Hospital and Bharati College. Smt Shelia Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi encouraged the participants and organisers by attending it and giving away prizes. Addressing the audience she said, 'It gives me immense pleasure to be in the company of such special children and to see their enthusiasm while participating in various sports. Delhi government has always been at the fore-front to help institutions, associations and corporates such as CMC Ltd. which have provided enormous support to these special children and their families. It is our prime duty to ensure that these god gifted children could become an integral part of our society.' Talking to the press later J K Gupta, Chief Financial Officer, CMC Ltd. who welcomed the Chief Minister, said, 'it was heartening to see over 600 children representing 21 schools participate in this year's special athletic event. Dikshit's presence and gracious words warmed every one's hearts even in this biting cold wave.' As part of Tata Group, CMC firmly believes in betterment of society & community we live in. Extending a helping hand to children with special needs, is a pathway of understanding life better. This is the 10th Special Athletic Event. CMC along with Partners has for several years been involved in organizing and sponsoring this Special Athletic Event.
Aligning itself to the Group's Corporate Sustainability Policy, the Company's endeavor is to encourage and help develop staff sensitivity towards specially abled children so that they can through such forums or in their individual capacity, take initiatives & help them integrate into the main stream. Today, these specially abled children are an example to learn from. They come together from varied humble backgrounds, age groups and have shown their resilience and courage by participating in the various athletic events.