IndiaCSR Honours Leading Corporates for their Outstanding CSR Contributions to the Community

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To participate in IndiaCSR Awards 2016, send your CSR Success in 100 words to awards@indiacsr.in. IndiaCSR team will review and revert you in this regard for further procedure. 

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NEW DELHI: IndiaCSR Community Initiative second annual award function was organized at PHD House, New Delhi on Friday, 26 February, 2016. This year’s award edition also released a book, IndiaCSR Case Studies, with successful awardee winner corporate social responsibility projects.

IndiaCSR, the dedicated CSR media house, has been consistently working for last 8 years in domain of CSR promotion in India. IndiaCSR awards annual ceremony was supported and sponsored by Wockhardt Foundation and BIMTECH.

Leading business houses including Vedanta Limited, Finolex Industries Limited, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, ACC Cement-Kymore Cement Works, OP Jindal Community College-Raigarh and Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited have been awarded the IndiaCSR Community Initiative Awards 2015 in domain excellence for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Case Studies were meticulously reviewed by a panel of eminent jury members.

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Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH; Vinod Kumar Bansal, Chairman CSR Committee-PHD Chamber & Commerce Chairman & CEO, Ficus Securities; Rusen Kumar, Founder and Managing Editor, IndiaCSR; Mukesh Kumar, Chief Programme Executive-CSR, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs; Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh, President – Divine Group of Institutions; Sunil Ramdas Agrawal, renowned social worker and philanthropist; Radheshyam Gomla, noted social worker; Brig. Rajiv Williams, Group Corporate Head – CSR, Jindal Stainless Ltd were distinguished guests at the award function.

The Chief Guest of the function, Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH congratulated the wining organization and appreciated the IndiaCSR mission for nation building particularly in the area of corporate sustainability and responsibility. In his inspiring address Dr. Chaturvedi has emphasised on greater involvement of CSR professionals in the implementation of the projects. He underlined about how the Corporates have been playing role in nation building.

BIMTECH was the academic partner of the IndiaCSR awards.

Following organizations has been awarded for their innovative CSR projects:

  • Vedanta Limited: Community Health Program in Lanjigarh region of Odisha
  • Finolex Industries Limited: Inclusive Growth through Education an Experiment at Ratnagiri
  • Jindal Steel & Power Limited: Participatory Watershed Management Programme in Odisha
  • ACC Cement, Kymore Cement Works: Providing Education for Society’s Future-Improving Quality and Reach
  • ACC Cement, Kymore Cement Works: Creating Sustainable Livelihood for 2500 Rural Women and Youths
  • ACC Cement, Kymore Cement Works: Providing Education for Society’s Future-Improving Quality and Reach
  • Jindal Community College, Raigarh- Skilling Rural Women for Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Mahindra Finance: Co-Creating Opportunities, Empowering Lives

The INDIACSR Community Initiative Awards is open to all business organizations registered in India that engage in social responsibility. The Awards were open for nomination by all companies, corporate funded foundations and partnerships operating in India.

About India CSR Awards
The IndiaCSR has a vision to identify and recognize the corporate practices of ongoing Social Responsibility initiatives in various domains and inspire, encourage, and facilitate corporate social responsibility awareness and practices among corporate India.

“We aim to identify and recognize exemplary CSR performances give visibility to CSR excellence and raise awareness on the positive impact that business can have on society, bring the best CSR multi-stakeholder projects into focus, enhance the exchange of CSR best practice across India and encourage CSR collaboration between business and stakeholders.”, said Rusen Kumar, Founder and Managing Editor, IndiaCSR.

“IndiaCSR has been committed to set new benchmarks in the domain of CSR by managing various initiatives including management of web based news portal, awards, events, and provide consultancy to the corporate world to bring about a radical change in the life of various stakeholders of the society with an aim to give a northward push to the stature of Indian economy in various global index” said Dr. Rana Singh, Co-Founder and CEO, IndiaCSR.

Brief detail of organization and its IndiaCSR award winning CSR projects:IndiaCSR Awards to Vedanta Lanjigarh

Vedanta Limited: Community Health Program in Lanjigarh region of Odisha

The case study on Aarogya Jeevan Sukhi Jeevan through Vedanta Hospital, MHU Service, NVN Dispensary, MSJK Hospital and Health-Awareness Program highlights the Community Health Program of Vedanta Limited. The program has resulted in more awareness in the target group and has resulted in malaria, diarrhoea and malnutrition among the kids. The successful case presents an opportunity for the other organisations, which are planning CSR project for healthcare.

Finolex Industries: Inclusive Growth through Education – an Experiment at RatnagiriIndiaCSR Awards to Finolex

The case study on Inclusive Growth through Education presents the CSR project by Finolex at Ratnagiri. The Mukul Madhav Foundation is working to provide English medium education to the deprived children with an objective to make them confident and employable. The case presents the various challenges faced in the implementation of the project and the solutions adopted by the organisation. The project ensured quality education to the boys and girls from lower income groups and skilling them to achieve their goals.

OP Jindal Community College-Raigarh: Skilling Rural Women for Sustainable Livelihoods under Aparajita project

The case study on CSR PIndiaCSR Awards to OP Jindal Community Collegeroject Aparajita by OP Jindal Community College is about skilling rural women for sustainable livelihoods. The college, implementing the project of JSPL, is running mobile skills development programmes in the remote places with an objective of employability. The case discussed the sociocultural constraints and realigning the mind-set of the beneficiaries.

Mahindra Finance: Co-Creating Opportunities, Empowering Lives

IndiaCSR Awards to Mahindra FinanceThe case on Co-Creating Opportunities, Empowering Lives describes the unique CSR project by Mahindra Finance with the objective of providing support to rural communities, by providing them access to clean fuel with Bio-gas and improved output of cotton farmers.

ACC Cement, Kymore Cement Works: Creating Sustainable Livelihood for 2500 Rural Women and Youth

IndiaCSR Awards 2015 to ACC CementThe case study of Kymore Cement Works (ACC Cement), creating sustainable livelihood for 2500 rural women and youth presents the work done by the organisation in helping the women start their own business. The empowered women improved the livelihood and help organisation reduce the pressure of employment.

ACC Cement, Kymore Cement Works

IndiaCSR Awards to ACC CementThe case study on providing education for society’s future – improving quality and reach (Kymore Cement Works- ACC Cement) focuses on enhancing literacy and education for community through improving the Quality & Reach of Education.

Jindal Steel & Power Limited: Participatory Watershed Management Programme in Odisha

IndiaCSR Awards to Jindal Steel and PowerThe case study on participatory watershed management programme (a community-NABARD-JSPL collaborative project) presents the close involvement of the user-communities, with the objective of soil, water and bio-mass conservation leading to increase in crop production and productivity the projects have ambitious goals. More than 5000 horticulture and forest trees have been planted and about 4000 soil conservation structures have been created in the watershed area. Total geographical areas of 3450 acres are being treated under the project from ridge to valley, based on net planning. JSPL had signed a MoU with NABARD for implementation of the watershed project in 2013.

The awards provide a catalytic boost to the CSR processes by recognising the outstanding achievers in the domain of CSR.

IndiaCSR Awards 2016

To participate in IndiaCSR Awards 2016, send your CSR Success in 100 words to awards@indiacsr.in. IndiaCSR team will review and revert you in this regard for further procedure. 

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