Great Lakes lends a helping hand to Chennai flood victims
The students and staff of Great Lakes lend a helping hand to the people affected in the recent Chennai floods. Considered to be one of the worst floods in over a century, many parts of Chennai were deeply affected. Witnessing the floods and its after effects first hand, students and staff of Great Lakes Institute of Management came forward to help and provide relief to the nearby villages and highly affected areas in the city. Great Lakers went to nearby village of "Manamai" to assess the situation and conduct health camp in association with Prims Hospital. Great Lakes students effectively covered entire village to spread awareness on health issues related to the flood and brought the villagers to the camp location. The doctors and nurses from Prims brought their materials including medicines and equipment and served over 200 villagers. Great Lakes staff visited the city and helped people with relief materials in and around the areas of Tambaram and Mudichur.
Proving yet again that Great Lakes works as a family, Dr. Bala and the management decided to support the staff of Great Lakes who were worst affected in the recent floods. Dr. Bala V Balachandran charitable foundation and the Great Lakes Management came along to provide monetary support of 1Lakh rupees to each affected employee. Great Lakes also extended its support and appreciation to the support staff from Sodexo who did an excellent job in recovering and maintaining the functionality of the institution despite the floods and tough situations.