The second health camp was conducted in Tiga Village (Kano)on 5th September 2015, at the Government Hospital Tiga. As in Zaria, a team of four government doctors and eight nurses conducted the Camp. The no. of beneficiaries in the Tiga Health Camp was more than 700. The Dignitaries visiting the Camp included, His Excellency Governor of Kano State, Secretary to State Government, Health Commissioner, DG – Media & Communication, Director – Medical Services and many senior government official and religious leaders. We are proud to have been recognized by the Kano State Governor as the first company to have thought for the local communities of Kano and taken up community development initiatives in the state.
Over the last 16 years, Skipper has emerged as a powerhouse in the energy and infrastructure sectors in Nigeria and West Africa at large. As one of the earliest investors in Nigeria’s Power Sector, Skipper has shown continued resilience and commitment to helping Nigeria close the critical infrastructure gap and achieve its developmental goals faster.
As a participant at the recently held India Show, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Lagos, Nigeria on 25-27 August 2015, Skipper showcased its latest product range as well as its latest projects in various Nigerian states. Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit its stand and discuss infrastructure projects in Power, Education, Healthcare and Agriculture, including the Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency, Engr Dave Umahi, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Her Excellency, Dr (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebul, and, Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Engr. Benson Abounu.
Recognizing Skipper’s formidable brand value for the Indian engineering industry, Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) awarded Skipper at its diamond jubilee celebrations for its commitment to quality excellence and placing stress on Skill Development. His Excellency, President of India, Sh. Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the celebrations at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on 3rd September, 2015, in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Communication and IT) as well as a gathering of leading industrialists and senior government officials.
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon. Minister of State for commerce & Industry, presented the Quality Excellence National award to Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, Group President and Mr. Rakesh Sardana (Director). Speaking on the occasion, the Group President stressed on Skipper’s exponential growth over the years and maintaining a stringent focus on product quality and engineering excellence.