BAE Systems to support education and healthcare programmes

Source: Business Standard – PwC EdLive

BAE Systems, the global defence, security, and aerospace systems firm, joined hands with Smile Foundation (an NGO) to support education and healthcare programmes in India.

The company is committed to support the educational mainstreaming of over 1,000 children aged between 6 to 16 years across seven rural and urban locations in Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh.

It will also help establish and operate a purpose-built mobile medical unit called ‘Smile on Wheels’ equipped with the latest equipment, trained personnel, and supplies to serve selected underserved population clusters of Bangalore.