Bangalore, 05th May, 2017: METRO Cash & Carry India today hosted young girl students and women from Uri tehsil of Jammu & Kashmir, in a unique empowerment mission led by the Indian Army. Conducted at METRO’s flagship outlet in Yeshwanthpur, the visit acquainted the group with women achievers at METRO and employment opportunities in the wholesale industry. Welcoming the team to METRO, Director (Finance), METRO Cash and Carry, India, Ms Suniana Calapa said “It’s an honour for METRO Cash and Carry to associate with a prestigious institution like Indian Army for this initiative. We were happy to host young minds from Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri Tehsil village. The tour gave them an opportunity to visit and understand our operations, interact with a cross-section of our employees and seek career advice.”
Expressing gratitude to METRO for supporting this initiative, Colonel Naresh Gairola, Commanding Officer of the 34, Rashtriya Rifles said, “A visit to Metro Cash and Carry was planned with an aim to make them aware about the various men and women, machines, processes and procedures that make a successful business model.” This visit was organized as part of Capacity Building Tour for youth of remote and backward regions of Jammu & Kashmir, started in 2006, with an aim to integrate the youth with national mainstream and provide them with an opportunity to experience the rich cultural diversity. In their 4-day tour to Bangalore, the group will be visiting a cross-section of industries, several Army facilities, Governor of Karnataka and even an IPL cricket match.