Samsung Appoints Rajiv Mishra As the New Head of Its CSR Division
Samsung Electronics has today announced that Mr. Rajiv Mishra will be heading its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) division in India. Mr. Rajiv Mishra had joined Samsung in August 2014 and is currently working as a Vice President – Media and CSR.
Total work experience of Mr. Rajiv Mishra spans over 22 years. Before joining Samsung, he was working as a CEO of Television channel Lok Sabha T.V. Mr. Rajiv Mishra has also worked with Hindustan Times Group, Zee TV, Star TV, Reliance Infocomm Ltd., Bag Films and Media and News 24.
Mr. Rajiv Mishra has completed his Masters in Broadcasting from IAB, Montreux, Switzerland, completed his MBA in Media Management from MCNY, USA, and done graduation in Multi-Media from UCLA, USA.
Rajiv Mishra is also the founder and first president of Association of Radio Operators for India, Electronic Media Rating Council of India and Association of Regional Television Broadcasters of India. He was also nominated for Membership of various Media Advisory bodies in various Government Ministries in India.
Speaking about the development, Mr. H.W. Bang, Senior Vice President of Samsung South West Asia said “I am happy to announce that Rajiv Mishra, V.P, Media has been given the additional responsibility of leading Samsung India’s CSR division. At present, our CSR programmes focus in the areas of education, culture, sports, social welfare and community development. I am confident that under Rajiv’s leadership, Samsung’s CSR initiatives will cross new milestones.”
The CSR division has been developed is not technical but philanthropic division in Samsung which aims at providing for under privileged sections of society and empowering Indian youth to compete in digital age.
If we talk about about Samsung’s CSR division, this division is taking care of education, culture, sports, social welfare and community development. It is currently working for projects like Guru Shiksha programme, Samsung Smart School, Samsung Technical Schools, Nanum Village project and MSME-Samsung Technical Schools. Over the years, 198 Smart Schools have been set up in India for aiding over 75,000 secondary class students.