The Murugappa group has a collaborative approach for sustainable, responsive and impactful social initiatives, with focus on key areas like Healthcare & Education. The various activities of the Group are undertaken by the AMM Foundation (the nodal CSR agency of the Group), the Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC) and through Group companies. It is a matter of pride that CSR is actively driven by employees and carried out in a thorough and professional manner.
The AMM Foundation works for the welfare of the communities where Murugappa operates, with special focus on healthcare and education. It steers the CSR vision to align with the evolving needs of impact communities. The Foundation also mentors Group companies in their CSR activities. Over the last nine decades the Foundation has built several educational institutions and medical establishments of repute.
In 2018-19 the hospitals served 8 lakh people as out-patients and over 13,000 as in-patients.
MCRC was started with the vision of effecting social change through research & ideation. The Centre is a huge driver of science and technology applications for rural development. It works in the areas of non-conventional energy, eco-technology, food and nutritional supplements, plant tissue culture and organic agriculture.
The Group aims for maximum impact in its geographic communities, through evolving, responsive initiatives. Far reaching and holistic, Murugappa programmes have helped transform lives and communities, ushering in new hope and better standards of living.