Walmart India’s Best Price Modern Wholesale Store Bhopal promotes education amongst underprivileged children

  • In a special drive, Walmart Associates donate 310 notebooks to 180 students

Bhopal, 27th August 2014: Best Price Modern Wholesale Store, Bhopal, owned and operated by Walmart India, recently conducted a special drive to support education of children belonging to the underprivileged community. Best Price Modern Wholesale store representatives visited the government primary school in Raslakhedi, Bhopal to donate over 310 notebooks to 180 students to support their primary education.

The school, established in 2001, provides basic and primary education to students from Class I – V. During the donation drive on the school premises, the associates from Best Price Modern Wholesale store interacted with the students and engaged them in fun-filled activities.

Thanking Walmart India, School Principal Om Prakash, said, ``It is indeed a pleasure to be associated with Best Price Modern Wholesale store. The engagement of the store representatives with the school children is worth appreciating and helps in encouraging the students. I hope Walmart India will continue to give such support and ecncouragement for the benefit of school children.”

Rajneesh Kumar, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Walmart India, said, ``As a responsible corporate citizen, Walmart India strives to improve the quality of lives of communities, our members and associates through in-kind donations, financial contributions and associate volunteering. Basis need of the communities where we live and work, we conduct such activities that aim to make a difference in the lives of the underpriviledged.”

About Wal-Mart India:

Wal-Mart India Private Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Stores Inc., the world’s leading retailer renowned for its efficiency and expertise in logistics, supply chain management and sourcing. Wal-Mart India owns and operates 20 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in 9 States across India. The first store opened in Amritsar in May 2009.

The Best Price stores offer best prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality and hygiene. The mission of Best Price is ``Enabling businesses to prosper…every single member”. To enter and purchase from Best Price stores, it is mandatory to become a member. Members can belong to different business categories such as Resellers (‘Kirana Stores’); Offices and Institutions (O&I); and Hotels, Restaurants and Caterers (HoReCa). The assortment, service and store layout are customized to the specific needs of members who can walk into a Best Price store and source high quality products in quantities they need and at the time they require.