ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE POLYMER SECTOR

OUR CSR ACTIVITIES

Our journey towards contributing to the society began long back and it has always been consideredan essential part of the Companys ecosystem. The Company pro-actively contributes towards social development through various initiatives. The Company has developed a CSR Framework in line with Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Board has constituted a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee which identifies the key areas for rolling out CSR activities and monitors the same. The major activities undertaken by the Company during the year are highlighted below.

 
 

    BETI PADHAO ABHIYAAN

    Governments BetiBachao, BetiPadhaoYojana inspired us to initiate the BetiPadhaoAbhiyan in the year 2017 and has now become one of our flagship project. Each year, the Company identifies deserving underprivileged girl child across the schools of Kolkata& Howrah and provides them scholarship on case to case basis.

    During 2019-20, a special event was organized on 26th August, 2019 at National Library, Kolkata to hand over the scholarships to the deserving candidates and the event was inaugurated by Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Ex- President of India in the presence of Sri Anand Kumar, Mathematician, best known for his Super 30 programme1339 girl child were benefitted in FY 2019-20 under the program.

     

      INTEGRATED VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

      The Company is running anIntegrated Village Development Program (IVD) at Dumma, Deoghar, Jharkhand and it is one of the flagship projects of the Company. The Company has selected 100 villages in and around Dumma and aims to make them self-sustainable within a span for next 3-5 years. The program is jointly being run by Friends of Tribal Society (FTS), Arogya Foundation of India and SheoBaiBansal Charitable Trust. The major works undertaken under the project are as follows:

      • One Teacher School (OTS)
      • The Company has joined hands with Friends of Tribal Society (FTS) to impart non-formal primary education to children between 6 and 14 years of age in the rural and tribal belts of India. FTS runs One Teacher School (OTS) or EkalVidyalaya which typically comprises of 25 - 30 children of classes I - III and is run by a single teacher who is generally a native of the local village. The Company currently sponsors 100 EkalVidyalayas under this project. Apart from the above the Company runs 150 EkalVidyalayas across India.

        • Ekal on Wheel
        • Ekal on Wheel or Computer's on Wheel is an ambitious drive to make these villages digitally literate. Many students who study in government schools don't have access to computer education and we try to bridge this gap through this project. A Mobile Van has been equipped with 9 laptops and it covers 2-3 villages per day to impart knowledge about the use of computers, internet, e-mail to the local children's. 146 students have been benefitted under the project till date.

          • Arogyam
          • Under this program, One ArogyaSevika is given charge for one village and the said sevika spreads awareness towards anemia, malnutrition, sanitation, hygiene, mother & child care, food habits etc. It currently covers 30 villages.

            • Homeopathy clinic
            • A homeopathy clinic is being run at the centre and regular visits are also made by the doctors to the villages for serving the patients. More than 9000 patients have been benefitted till date under the project.

              • Eye and heath check-up camp
              • Eye and heath check-up camps are arranged at regular intervals for the benefit of the villagers. Almost 2500 villagers have been benefitted under this project till date

                • Computer Training Centre
                • A well-equipped Computer lab is established at the training centre with 10 computers. Certification is being awarded by IIT Mumbai under Digital India Mission Programme of MHRD, Delhi. 227 students have been trained under this project till date.

                  • Tailoring Training
                  • A well-equipped tailoring centre is established with 10 machines. Six month courses are run and certification are awarded. After completion of training one free sewing machine is provided to the student to earn their livelihood.147 women’s have been trained under this project till date.

                    • Tailoring Sub Centres
                    • Tailoring sub- centres are being run in three villages. 91 ladies have been benefitted under this project.

                      • Beautician Centre
                      • A well-equipped beautician centre is run at the dumma centre wherein several kind of beautician courses are being run.

                        • Organic Farming Training
                        • Aresidential training program for 3 days & 2 nights is run at the centre. Farmers from different village are invited to undergo the training which teaches about soil fertility, water conservations and organic farming. After completion of training these persons acts as representative for their villages and organizes Farmers Training Programme in their respective villages. Almost 5500 villagers have been benefitted under this project till date..

                          • Tubewell Installation
                          • Tube wells are being installed in the villages which have scarcity of water.

                            INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT TO SCHOOLS

                            To improve the overall learning environment for students, we have been supporting infrastructure development of few schools each yearby way of maintenance of school building, providing tables and chairs for students/teachers, contributing towards payment of electricity bills of schools, remuneration of guest teachers, ensuring provision of clean drinking water, ensuring food for hostel children's etc.

                            During the year the Company contributed towards construction of a school being constructed by Haryana Sikhsha Kendra at Rajarhat, Kolkata.

                             

                            EYE/ HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS

                            Our Eye/ Health camps continue to touch lives by providing preventive eye care solutions to local communities. Under this project free eye/ health check-up camps are organised and free spectacles are distributed to the needy and free cataract surgeries are arranged for selected persons.During the year the Company arranged eye/ health camps Uluberia, West Bengal.

                             

                            INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT TO HOSPITALS/ MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS

                            With an aim to provide necessary basic medical facility to the each and every needy patient, the Company regularly provides medical instruments and financial support to hospitals and medical institutions. .

                             

                            RUNNING OF HOMEOPATHY CENTRE AT TOLLYGUNGE

                            Under the project the Company runs a homeopathy center in Kolkata round the year.Approximately 10,000 benefitted under this project each year.

                             

                            ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINIBILITY

                            Under this project the Company supports maintenance of two cremation ghats at Kolkata in order to prevent water and air pollution in the area.

                            The Company has also adopted a Traffic Theme Park, covering a total area of 1,224.55 sqmt. at Nibra, Howrah and is responsible for the overall maintenance of the same.

                             

                            ANIMAL WELFARE

                            The Company has join hands with Calcutta Pinjrapole Society for maintenance and fooding of old, sick, and deserted cows including building and maintenance of cow shelters and clinics.

                             

                            CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS PROMOTION OF ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS

                            The Company has joined hands with Kolkata police to provide road safety barricades with lifesaving slogans to educate the people about road safety measures.

                             

                            Some of our Associated Partners

                            1. Skipper Foundation

                            2. Seo BaiBansal Charitable Trust

                            3. Friends of Tribal Society

                            4. Arogya Foundation of India

                            5. Prerna Foundation

                            6. Calcutta Pinjrapole Society

                            7. Marwari Relief Society

                            8. KalyanBharti Trust (Heritage School)