Bharosa’s main mandate is to support victims of rape and other cases registered under the
POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act, 2012.
Aurobindo Pharma Foundation (APF), the philanthropic arm of Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, has performed the ground-breaking ceremony (Bhoomi Pooja) to construct a Bharosa Centre in Sangareddy district. Aurobindo Pharma Foundation has pledged to take up this project to promote the safety of women and children as part of its CSR initiative under the theme “Gender equity and women empowerment.”
With an outlay of Rs 2 crore, the construction of this center is set to commence following the Bhoomi Pooja ceremony today. Shri T Harish Rao, The Minister of Finance, Health and Medical & Family Welfare of Telangana, Shri M. Ramana Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Sangareddy district, and other senior officials from the Women Safety Wing of police participated in the ceremony.
The center will have a built-up area of 5,600 square feet with various features to accommodate the multiple services provided at Bharosa centers. The dedicated land is provided by the Police Department.
Speaking at the Bhoomi Pooja ceremony, Sri K Nithyananda Reddy, Director of Aurobindo Pharma Foundation and Managing Director & Vice Chairman, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, said, “Aurobindo is grateful to the Telangana Police department for their efforts to protect women and children. We hope this contribution will help women and children in the Sangareddy district and surrounding areas to find a safe haven to register their grievances and seek support for various issues.”