New Delhi: Ingersoll Rand keeps 5% of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) budget aside for supporting unforeseen emergencies and natural disasters that lead to mass destruction, company’s annual report said.
The company spent Rs 12.82 crore on disaster relief works, restoration and refurbishment of 2 Government Schools at Thondernadu and Edavaka Gram Panchayath of Manthavady taluk, in Wayanad district of Kerala.
The Kerala flood caused immense loss to human lives, household and infrastructure with greater impact on the poor and the marginalised living in poor vulnerable pockets and was declared a calamity of a severe nature by the Central Government this year.
The intervention has led to a positive impact for 677 students and their families providing them with an avenue to continue education and build a better future.
The company also focused on environmental problems and helped in increasing green cover through tree plantation in FY 2018-19.
The company took a step towards adopting multiple patches of land in Gurgaon, Haryana in a drive towards eforestation, healthier environment and reduction of pollution in the region.