Surendhar is currently stationed at the power plant in the instrument department. He is a key essence for the running of the power plant. His duties involve rostering the service engineers, planning upcoming projects and expansion of projects. This is the second time he’s taken part in the ProEngage cycle. His first experience was also working on a fundraising proposal but there was a personal angle to it. Surendhar feels very connected to nature since his childhood and was always interested in bringing about a change in this vertical. He worked with a NGO named Arranya who work toward betterment of the environment. On the same lines, he had applied for a couple fundraising proposal projects and got shortlisted to work with Vokkarane Seva Trust. Surendhar has quite the experience volunteering since when he was in college. He had been involved in activities like community projects, organising blood donation camps etc.
Meena works toward ensuring top notch quality at Tata TeleServices. In her current role at Tata, she handles transformational and improvement projects across customer service operations. She is also a part of several other initiatives driven by quality. Although Meena is a fresher to volunteering activities, she’s made quite the impact according to Vardarajan at Vokkarane Seva. She’s been an instrumental part in the completion of this project and has delivered work of the utmost quality thus honouring her work experience. She was inspired to take up this project under the guidance of her Quality Head at Tata Teleservices. She said he has been instrumental in guiding her to contribute toward society. Her interest and drive to make best use of her education and skills to support a noble cause enabled her to see this project through to completion.
Vokkarane Seva Trust(R) was established in 2013 and is headed by M.V. Varadarajan, located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The founder and president is a former Mechanical Engineering Graduate who previously headed the Operations team in a Multinational Company. They aim at promoting sustainable alternate sources of energy by spreading awareness on pollution. They conduct workshops to promote communication skills, life skills and other managerial skills. They also arrange health camps in rural areas. They are working toward setting up old age homes and senior citizen day care centers.