Pune: Corning India has opened a new building for Varale ZP School in the city as part of its community outreach activities.
The school will house more than 90 students from classes first through fourth. It is located about 1 mile from Corning’s optical fibre manufacturing facility in Pune, Maharashtra.
Indira Aswar, Sharad Buttepatil and Sanjay Naikade from the Zilha Parishad Pune District; Baby-tai Buttepatil, Sagar Andre and Vishwas Buttepatil from the Grampanchayat Varale; and Amit Bansal, Managing Director of Corning India, were among the prominient persons attending the opening ceremony of the school.
The new school building replaces a deteriorating 30-year-old structure that housed about 58 students.
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science, with a more than 165-year track record of life-changing inventions.
Its’s markets include optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display technology, automotive, and life sciences vessels.
Corning India also operates Corning Research Centre India, Corning Advanced Flow Reactor Lab and Corning Finolex Optical Fibre Private Limited JV at Chakan.