Kansai Nerolac renews commitment to Gujarat with 'Man of the Match' grant

MUMBAI: Staying true to its commitment of supporting skill development initiatives and to inculcate the spirit of performance amongst youth, Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd (KNPL), one of the leading paint companies in India, in association with Gujarat Lions, has announced a unique initiative - ‘Man of the Match’ grant.

The Man of the Match Grant will match the Man of the Match award amount from each IPL home game played by Gujarat Lions and release it on behalf of the best player of the Gujarat Lions team. The grant will be used towards imparting painting training to unemployed youth and equip them with a livelihood skill.

Kansai Nerolac Paints GM - marketing - decorative paints Peeyush Bachlaus and Gujarat Lions CEO Arvinder Singh were present at the ceremony to announce the initiative. Gujarat Lion’s star players Dinesh Karthik, James Faulkner, Ishan Kishan and Coach Brad Hodge, were also part of the ceremony.

Bachlaus said, “We at Kansai Nerolac are excited to initiate the ‘Man of the Match’ grant in association with Gujarat Lions. This initiative empowers the unemployed youth and offers them an opportunity to enhance skills through classroom as well as practical training by our experts.”

Singh said, “We are proud to be associated with Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd, by supporting skill development in our community we are supporting a bright future for India. Gujarat Lions believe that there is no dearth of talent in this country and we must do our bit to create an environment which is conducive to nurturing talent, helping them excel and realise their true potential.”

“We share a special relationship with Gujarat and initiatives in the field of education, sports and cultural heritage among other fields, we aim to bring to the fore benefits of our healthy home paints range to create a better living environment for the people of Gujarat,” added Bachlaus.

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