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21-01-2015

Nikon India Joins Hands with Deepalaya Foundation

Donates bus for Deepalaya School in Gusbethi

New Delhi, Jan 21, 2015: Having enjoyed an incredible performance in 2014 with leading market shares in D-SLR and compact camera segment respectively, Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, leaders in imaging technology ushers in the new year with a new business process for sustainable development of the society.

In line with the mission of promoting photography culture in India not just as a hobby but a career, Nikon chose to partner with Deepalaya Foundation, a certified non - government organization that believes in enabling self-reliance and is committed to working on issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on women and children.

In the first phase of this endeavor, Nikon is donating a school bus exclusively for the school children who are generally deprived of attending school due to lack of safe & sure means of transport.

At the occasion, Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd. said, “It is recognized that integrating social, environmental and ethical responsibilities into the governance of businesses ensures long term success, competitiveness and sustainability, and we aim at achieving the same by acting as a good corporate citizen. This initiative is a testament of our consistent efforts at empowering the society through innovation in leading-edge technology and to help them expand boundaries.”

“Giving back to the society evokes a business sense as companies with effective CSR, have an image of being socially responsible enabling them to not only achieve sustainable growth in their operations in the long run but also making companies’ products and services preferred by the customers. Our partnership with Deepalaya foundation is a way to exhibit our passion that can make dreams come true not for an individual only but for the society”, said Mr. Sajjan Kumar, Vice President, Imaging Division, Nikon India Pvt. Ltd.

About Nikon India

Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, the newly introduced Nikon Sport Optics & Nikon Instruments. The Nikon Imaging includes its Nikon D-SLR as well as its compact camera, the Nikon COOLPIX, the Nikon 1 camera system, a range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. With offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi and Gurgaon, Nikon is strengthening its Sales & Services network all across India. The company has established total of five Nikon owned Service Centers (5 Branches), 32 ASCs (authorized service centers), 64 Nikon Collection Centers and over 3000 dealer base for complete service & support of Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up over 120 COOLPIX and D-SLR zones pan India which showcases the entire range of D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras, Nikon 1, an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses and Nikon Sport Optics.
 
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Founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku; the company was renamed in 1988 as Nikon Corporation. Nikon has truly evolved as an institution of creativity in imaging arena, Semi-conductors, Industrial equipment and specialized in optics as well. Nikon technologies are active not only in Nikon’s core products such as cameras, microscopes and IC steppers/scanners, but they also squarely support innovation in leading-edge science, and they contribute to the development of society and industry as a whole.

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