Chennai, January, 2018 : Meera, from the house of CavinKare today announced its association with AVTAR group to support Project Puthri, an initiative to empower girl students from underprivileged sections. As part of this initiative, the brand has extended its support to 200 puthris from various corporation schools for this year, 2018.
Project Puthri is an initiative launched by AVTAR Human Capital Trust, the CSR Arm of gender parity pioneer AVTAR Group on National Girl Child Day 2017. Meera being a household name in Tamil Nadu has been synonymous with mother-daughter relationship. With the support from Meera, Project Puthri will nurture the young puthris towards a bright future.
Ms. Gayatri, Group Brand Manager, Haircare – CavinKare Pvt Ltd said, “For over 27 years, brand Meera has been associated with motherly care. Brand Meera takes pride in associating with Project PUTHRI, extending our support & guidance to our beloved puthris. At 15, young girls dream about conquering the world but they require help in identifying and pursuing their interests. PUTHRI provides that helping hand in making many dreams come true and in channelizing their passion. Brand Meera is happy and proud to provide its support towards converting these dreams into reality.”
Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder – President, AVTAR Group, said “We are very happy to be associated with a renowned brand like Meera. The brand as a household name has stood a testimony for care and affection and continues to enjoy the same even today. With their support and encouragement, we are confident that our Puthris will be truly empowered and enhance their live professionally and personally.”
About CavinKare Pvt Ltd: CavinKare is a diversified FMCG major with business interest in personal care, professional care, dairy, snacks, foods, beverages & salons. The brand portfolio consists of Shampoos (Chik, Meera, Karthika and Nyle), Hair Wash Powders (Meera & Karthika), Coconut Oil (Meera), Fairness creams (Fairever), Deodorant & Talc (Spinz), Pickles, Snacks (Ruchi, Chinni’s & Garden), Hair Colours (Indica), Retail Salon Products (Raaga Professional), Beverages (Maa), Dairy (Cavin’s), and Beauty Salons (Green Trends & Limelite). Most of the brands are clear winners in their respective product categories. A dedicated R&D center equipped with latest equipment and technologies constantly supports the divisions in their endeavor.
Today with a turnover of about Rs. 1450 crore, CavinKare has achieved many significant milestones while acquiring a competitive edge backed by sound understanding of the dynamics of mass marketing to establish a firm foothold in the national market. CavinKare’s success is based on it being firmly grounded to its corporate mission- ‘we shall achieve growth by continuously offering unique products and services that would give customers utmost satisfaction and thereby be a role model’.
About Project Puthri: Project PUTHRI was launched to redesign the destinies of girl children on June 15, 2017. PUTHRI is India’s first ever developmental project that seeks to create Career Intentionality among 10,000 underprivileged girl students in the age group of 13 to 18 years studying in government schools across India, every year.