Nuvoco CSR project Aakriti empowers 400 women on livelihood in Rajasthan

MUMBAI: They were awarded for their project Aakriti, which has brought about economic empowerment of women in the community by engaging them in sustainable sources of livelihood.

Project Aakriti, a CSR program run by Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd (formerly Lafarge India Limited), which has brought about economic empowerment to 400 women in the community by engaging them in sustainable sources of livelihood in Rajasthan.

“The project has been implemented in the Nimbaheda block of Chittorgarh; where, over time, 400 women from neighbouring villages have been trained in tailoring and associated skills. The project runs across five villages of Mangrol, Bhawaliya, Unkhliya, Arniya Joshi, Nimbaheda in Chittorgarh.”, company informed today.

The project started as a pilot in year 2014-15 when Nuvoco upgraded the stitching training centre to a Production Centre, statement added.

The project bagged the FICCI CSR Award for 2017-18 in the Women Empowerment category at Annual FICCI CSR Awards held in New Delhi this week.

(Reported by India CSR Network)

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