NEW DELHI: Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has been working in Baramulla and Uri of Jammu & Kashmir in the field of skill development, education, rehabilitation work with the support of Indian Army. This project has recently conferred with FICCI CSR Award.
As per report, since 2016, ONGC has undertaken various projects which have impacted the lives of the people in these areas sustainably. Over 150 girls have been trained in Fashion Designing and Stitching & Tailoring. Besides, hundreds of youth have been trained in Hospitality and Retail Sales Course. Over half the candidates got placements in various companies and hotels. These skill development courses are being run in the premises of Indian Army.
One of the unique CSR initiatives undertaken by ONGC is reconstruction of four houses at Uri destroyed during the militant attack in September 2017.
ONGC was on the forefront to support the reconstruction of those houses for the beneficiaries who could not afford to re-build those. Besides, ONGC also approved financial support for setting up of smart classes in 6 identified schools at Baramulla and Uri, Jammu & Kashmir to promote digital academic learning of the students.