At GRT, our sincere and utmost effort to walk alongside the community has enabled us to prosper and strive to reach further. We hope that our little contributions, however insignificant in whatever form, help change lives for the better.
GRT Jewellers, one of south India’s premier jewellery brands, that has been leading the craft of creating intricate Indian traditional and contemporary jewellery since 1964, has been on a mission to add value and contribute the society at the highest and lowest levels possible. Recently, GRT Jewellers donated a amount of ₹40 Lakhs to the Public Health Centre.
With humble beginnings in a hut in 1953, to being a 150 bedded hospital today, the Public Health Centre is a community medical centre run by Public Health and Welfare Society, a voluntary social body. Every stage of its growth influenced addition of departments, today it practises almost all the disciplines of the medicines- both investigative and curative. It conducts at least 200 surgeries under various branches every month and the charges for the services available are nominal and affordable.
On the day of ceremony, Mr G.R. ’Anand’ Ananthapadmanaban, Managing Director – GRT Jewellers said, “The Public Health Centre is a go to name in Chennai, and most families avail the medical services available here at some stage or other. To witness what they have achieved as a third generation of volunteers managing its affairs it is a rare success story of a legacy of philanthropy. We take pride in aiding an organisation of their stature and ensure that GRT Jewellers will always be first in line to aid the well-being of the people.”
To this, Mr G. R. Radhakrishnan, Managing Director – GRT Jewellers added, “Helping the masses is not a task everyone is cut out for, it requires great will and a strong resolute. We commend the Public Health Centre on its achievements and the collective efforts taken by the dedicated doctors, philanthropic donors, selfless volunteers and devoted staff. If anything, GRT Jewellers shall find a way to enable those who aid and serve the public, it’s not just our responsibility, it’s our privilege to do so.”