May 20, 2013
4 May 2011
At the presentation ceremony at the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University (from left to right) : Dr. Chaiyaporn Puprasert, Head of Environmental Engineering Department, CU; Asst. Prof. Sirima Panyametheekul, Associate Dean, Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, CU; Mr. Mongkolnimit Auacherdkul, Director and Manager for Public & Government Affairs, Esso; Mr. Isra Sunthornvipart, Public and Government Affairs Advisor, Esso.
Mr. Mongkolnimit Auacherdkul (third left), Director and Manager for Public and Government Affairs, Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited, presented a Bt100,000 cheque to Asst. Prof. Sirima Panyametheekul (second left), Associate Dean, Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University (CU). This contribution was in support of a rural development camp for engineering students in the construction of the “Yuwawissawakorn Borpit 39” bridge at Baan Tab Phothi, Tambon Tab Yai, Amphur Rattanaburi, Surin province.
Established in 1969, the objective of the engineering student camp is to apply engineering knowledge, particularly in constructing facilities for public use such as bridges, spillways and school buildings for rural development. Students spend summer vacation time working on the projects. They also learn to build good relationships with local people and to work as a team. Esso has continuously supported the camp activities for over 20 years in a joint effort for infrastructure development to benefit local communities.
The Japanese government, under its grant assistance for grassroots human security projects scheme (GGP), is providing Bt1.88 million for waste-management centres and promoting waste recycling in Samokhae sub-district in the Muang district of Phitsanulok province.
Richard Abela, country president of Novartis (Thailand) has donated Bt473,000 to the Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind, under the patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
General Motors vice president of global manufacturing and president of international operations Tim Lee recently joined GM Southeast Asia president Martin Apfel to hand out 130 virtually indestructible footballs to schoolchildren in Chon Buri.