Tata Trusts and Titan Company Limited join hands to support flood affected victims in North Karnataka




Belagavi, 28th August, 2019: A team from Tata Trusts in association with Kalike, Titan Company Limited and other Tata companies in Karnataka joined hands to extend immediate relief to the flood affected victims in Belagavi and nearby affected areas. Over the past fortnight, the team interacted and worked closely with the Government to ensure immediate relief in the form of portable drinking water (over 3 L litres)  ,counselling support and also a full-fledged family relief kits to the tune of Rs 6000 per kit which would help restoring  their rehabilitation. The kits are being extended to over 800 families covering Shinglapur, Lolasur, Adibatti  (Gokak Taluk) and Musuguppi ( Mudalagi Taluk) of Belagavi District

Tata Trusts and Titan Company Limited join hands to support flood affected victims in North Karnataka


During this period, besides Tata Trusts, Titan Company and fellow volunteers from Tata Companies,  Kalike ( an associate organisation of Tata Trusts) participated in interacting with the villagers providing them both moral support and counselling to restore their livelihood.  The Deputy Commissioner, local panchayat and the villagers provided excellent ground support in terms of distribution of the relief material.

Mr. D. Shivakumar, Executive Director Kalike says, “We were able to put in our efforts along with Tata Trusts, Titan and other Tata companies over the past few days to do our bit for the relief work along with the Government”.

Mr. N E Sridhar, AVP & Head - CSR, Titan Company Ltd, said that “In this “one Tata” effort towards the relief materials cost to the tune of over Rs 60 L, we are sure we will be able to address the need of the affected community.

About Kalike

Kalike is an associate organisation of the Tata Trusts working on multi thematic intervention model with focus on the holistic development of every family thereby lending itself to overall community prosperity.  Kalike programmes cover the following broad areas of work – Early childhood development, Education, Livelihood, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene and skill development, Elderly care, disaster management and post disaster recovery intervention. Currently, Kalike operates in Yadgir taluka of Yadgir District in Karnataka. Early childhood education programme has got expanded to 6 districts of North East Karnataka and Kodagu District.

About Titan Company Limited

Titan Company Limited (earlier known as Titan Industries Limited) is a joint venture between the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) and Tata Group, commenced operations in 1987, under the name Titan Watches Limited.  In 1994, Titan diversified into Jewellery and subsequently into eyewear with Titan Eyeplus. In 2013, Titan entered the fragrances segment with SKINN and 2017 in sarees with Taneira. Today, Titan Company Limited, India’s leading manufacturer / sellers in watches, jewellery and eyewear, is credited with changing the face of all these industries. The Company recorded a revenue of Rs.19, 070 crores for the year ended 31st March 2019.