The history of Ganko’s initiatives to give back to society is almost as deep-rooted as our commitment to quality and service.
Decades ago, before the concept of CSR was even thought about, Chandubhai Kothari, fully supported by JM Kothari introduced the idea of social responsibility into the operations of the company. He was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi who
- Visited nearby villages around Calcutta to organise eye camps from the 1940s
- Supported the establishment of eye hospitals across the state, many of which are still operational
- Donated 40% of his income to charity.
During the last decade of his life, he fulfilled a cherished dream by establishing the Ganko Eye Hospital in his home town in Limbdi, Gujarat.
Ganko’s key ongoing projects on the social front include: