Dehradun, March 15, 2019: DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance under its Behtar India campaign distributed 1718 Dengue protection kits to the underprivileged students of Aasraa Trust Centre of Dehradun. These dengue kits were distributed by the Principal of Welham Boys’ School, Dr. Gunmeet Bindra and the students of the school along with NGO Navjyoti Development Society.
‘Behtar India’ is one of its kind collaborative social responsibility campaign that rallies to get different segments of the society to work together in the fields of health, hygiene, and environment. In the second season of the campaign this year, DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance successfully organized Behtar India Go Green City Summits across 10 different cities including Dehradun where the summit was organized at Welham Boys' School on 14th November’18. The top spot was secured by Welham Boys' School by collecting 9,637 kgs. of waste- the highest amount for recycling by any school in the city. Overall 11,583 kgs. of waste was recycled by Dehradun out of the total 1, 30,591.44 kgs. of waste recycled by Northern India.
On this occasion, Mr. Anshuman Verma, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance, said, “The second season of Behtar India has been a huge success and we have received an overwhelming response from the schools, corporates, and students from all over India. We would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to the children and the schools who came forward and took part in this unique campaign. So far, ‘Behtar India’ campaign has helped in saving 1.92 Crore liters of water; 13,667 trees; 7,235 barrels of oil and one month’s electricity bill of 35,373 households. As a part of this campaign, we have started distributing dengue kits to the underprivileged children across the country. Last year we distributed around 59,000 dengue protection kits and this year we would be distributing around 70,000 dengue protection kits to the underprivileged children all over India.”
The second edition of Behtar India Campaign concluded on 28th February 2019 in New Delhi where the Campaign ambassador, Parineeti Chopra rewarded the top six schools under two categories which are Behtar Swashthya and Behtar Vatavaran on the basis of the amount of paper and e-waste collected and the number of Dengue kits distributed to the underprivileged children. Similarly, the top 10 students were also honored individually under these two categories, during the grand finale.
About DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance
DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance is a joint venture between DHFL Investments Limited (DIL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. (DHFL), one of India’s largest housing finance companies (the second largest in the private sector) and Prudential International Insurance Holdings, Ltd. (PIIH), a fully owned subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI), a financial services leader headquartered in the U.S. DPLI represents the coming together of two renowned financial services organizations with a legacy of business excellence spread over decades.
DPLI has a pan India presence through multiple distribution channels which have been customized to address the specific insurance needs of diverse customer segments. The Company is committed to providing protection and quality financial advice to its customers. For further information on the Company, please visit https://www.dhflpramerica.com