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The Himalaya Drug Company Celebrates International Women’s Day

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Partners with Shell India to sponsor gift hampers for women service champions at Shell fuel stations

To celebrate the spirit of womanhood, on the occasion International Women’s Day, The Himalaya Drug Company, one of India’s leading wellness brands, has associated with Shell India to sponsor gift hampers for all women service champions at their fuel stations and giveaways for the women who visit Shell stations on Women’s Day.

The frontline women workforce of Shell’s Mobility business in India will be presented with 1500 specially curated Himalaya gift hampers across all its 200+ stations. The hamper will be a symbol of care for these service champions who help hundreds of customers go well on their journeys every day – it will include personal care and hygiene products. Additionally, Shell welcomes thousands of women customers across its network of stations for fuel plus convenience retail offers on Women’s Day, making Shell a safe and convenient one-stop destination for on-the-go needs. Himalaya recognizes the place that Shell can hold in the busy lives of today’s women, making this an occasion to celebrate their special day together. Himalaya and Shell will express their gratitude to each one of them with Himalaya PureHands Hand Sanitizers.

Commenting on the initiative, Jayashree Ullal, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, The Himalaya Drug Company, says, “International Women’s Day is indeed a special occasion to celebrate the undeterred dedication of every woman, be it to her family, workplace, children, or society in general. Our commitment to spread Happiness through Wellness begins with our own people. We believe in diversity and women empowerment and continually support the cause of women. We, at Himalaya, take immense pride in our women workforce who work round-the-clock to provide herbal solutions for the ever-evolving consumer needs. Our association with Shell Mobility India is a small gesture to appreciate the diverse roles that women play in their day-to-day lives to help shape the future of our country.”

Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Varkey, Director, Mobility, Shell India, said, “Shell continues to stand for powering progress, and empowering women has been one of our key commitments. Shell Mobility in India has always encouraged women to take up roles in all functions of the business. While the journey has not been easy, I am proud to say that we currently have circa 22% women as a part of the frontline champions at our stations. Our strong culture of care and safety also enables us to make everyone’s life’s journey better. We have empowered women across our network, and there are stations where the operations are run entirely by them. We also have an all-women crew that installs canopies at our sites under construction. As a token of our appreciation, we wanted to pamper our women service champions on International Women’s Day. We are extremely glad to have associated with Himalaya for this; a brand that has a similar brand ethos as ourselves.”

In addition, Himalaya also celebrates Women’s Day across all its 313 retail outlets every year. This year, women customers who visit Himalaya stores will be treated to Neem/Aloe Face Wipes as a complimentary gift, across India.

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