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  • पावरग्रिड अपने प्रतिष्ठानों के आसपास के क्षेत्रों और समुदायों के समग्र विकास पर जोर देती है। यह स्वास्थ्य, शिक्षा, पेयजल जैसे बुनियादी सुविधाओं जैसे सड़कों, सामुदायिक केंद्र आदि जैसी सुविधाओं के प्रावधान के माध्यम से विभिन्न सामुदायिक विकास योजनाएं चलाती है।

    सीएसआर अवलोकन

    "मुस्कुराहट"

    एक जिम्मेदार कॉर्पोरेट नागरिक के रूप में पावरग्रिड ने 1 99 8 में पर्यावरण और सामाजिक नीति और प्रक्रियाओं (ईएसपीपी) को अपनी गतिविधियों से उत्पन्न पर्यावरण और सामाजिक-आर्थिक मुद्दों को संबोधित करने के लिए विकसित किया है। विश्व बैंक और सार्वजनिक परामर्श के माध्यम से विस्तृत चर्चा के बाद ईएसपीपी को 2005 और 200 में संशोधित किया गया।

    2010 में सार्वजनिक उद्यम विभाग द्वारा सीएसआर दिशानिर्देश जारी करने से पहले पावरग्रिड सीएसआर पर अपनी नीति के साथ 2009 में बाहर आया था। 2013 में सीएसआर नीति को संशोधित किया गया था और 2014 में इसे संशोधित डीपीई दिशानिर्देशों और कंपनी अधिनियम 2013 के अनुरूप बनाने के लिए 2014 में संशोधित किया गया था। ।

    दृष्टि

    "एक कॉर्पोरेट बनने के लिए जो ग्रामीण विकास, शिक्षा, कौशल विकास, स्वास्थ्य और राष्ट्रीय महत्व के अन्य क्षेत्रों के माध्यम से समुदायों के सामाजिक और आर्थिक विकास के लिए दीर्घकालिक रणनीति तैयार करता है और स्थायी पर्यावरणीय प्रथाओं का पालन करता है"

    मिशन

    "व्यावसायिक नीति के साथ सीएसआर और स्थिरता नीति को संरेखित करने के लिए, पर्यावरण और सामाजिक मुद्दों से निपटने और राष्ट्रीय और स्थानीय महत्व के उच्च प्रभाव सामुदायिक विकास परियोजनाओं को संचालित करने के लिए बचाव, न्यूनीकरण और मिटिगेशन के सिद्धांतों का पालन करने के लिए व्यापार को स्थायी रूप से संचालित करने के लिए हितधारकों के साथ परामर्श में "

     

    सीएसआर गतिविधियों का क्षेत्र:

    सीएसआर व्यय

    वर्ष 2009-10 से वित्त वर्ष 2015-16 तक के दौरान निगम ने रुपये का खर्च व्यय किया। विभिन्न सीएसआर गतिविधियों पर शिक्षा, स्वास्थ्य, बुनियादी ढांचा, आजीविका, पारिस्थितिकी और पर्यावरण और प्राकृतिक आपदाओं जैसे प्रमुख क्षेत्रों को शामिल करते हुए 256.8 करोड़ रुपये।

    Year Expenditure (In Rs. Crores)
    2009-10 4.29
    2010-11 15.58
    2011-12 24.93
    2012-13 21.75
    2013-14 27.05
    2014-15 47.42
    2015-16 115.78

Rural Development

  • Construction of Community Centres, open shed, roads, culverts, drains, class rooms in schools, drinking water system, development of ponds etc. in village in Angul District, Odisha.

 

  • Improving Rural Livelihoods through Farmer-centric Integrated Watershed Management.

POWERGRID has undertaken establishment of “Model Sites of Learning” in two locations in Kudgi (Karnataka) and Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), of about 5000 hectare each, for a period of 5 years w.e.f. 2013-14 with the following objectives:

  1. For harnessing the potential of rainfed areas by adopting integrated water source management approach.
  2. To enhance water availability and its (green and blue water) use efficiency for diversifying the livelihood systems in the target villages by adopting integrated water resource management approach and
  3. To build capacity of the farmers in the region for improving rural livelihoods through knowledge sharing and dissemination strategy.

Progress in Kurnool Dist.:

  • Soil analysis & fertilizer recommendations completed;
  • 6 capacity bldg program conducted during ‘15-’16;
  • Three nos. of Check Dam are in progress;
  • 2 Farm Ponds & 5 rockfill dams completed;
  • Land development of 10 SC farmers with convergence of MGNREGS;
  • 64 Participatory trails during kharif season in ‘14-15 were conducted to evaluate soil test base recommendations- which showed productivity improvement by 19-24% in maize, 27% in pigeon pea, 8% in groundnut and 9% in paddy;

Progress in Kudgi Dist.:

  • Soil analysis & fertilizer recommendations completed;
  • 2 check dam, 5 farm ponds, 3 bore well recharge & 2 sunken pits constructed;
  • Participatory rural appraisal and other awareness, capacity building and community mobilization has been undertaken;
  • 19 farmer capacity building program & 1 farmers' day was conducted;
  • 49 Participatory trails during kharif season in ‘14-15 were conducted to evaluate soil test base recommendations- which showed productivity improvement by 17% in maize, 15% in pigeon pea, 19% in groundnut and 22% in chickpea;

Skill Development

  • Skill Development training to 5000 youths through NSDC. POWERGRID in association with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) is imparting livelihood oriented skill development training to 5000 youths spread across 33 locations across the country. A tripartite MoU was signed between NSDF, NSDC & POWERGRID. Implementation is under progress.
  • Imparting Skill Development Training Programme to 360 youths at Indo-Danish Tool Rooms at Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) & Patna (Bihar).
  • Skill Development Programme in CNC Turning & Milling, condensed course in tool & Die making, Certificate course in Fitter Trade and certificate course in welding Technology to 125 no. of land oustee villagers near POWERGRID's substation of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
  • Organising short-term vocational Skill Development Training programme for 560 nos. of Under-privileged / Unemloyed youth in association with CIPET.
  • Imparting skill Development to 1500 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) through National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC).
  • Placement linked skill development programme for unemployed / unskilled 300 youth in SRTS-II through ITCOT, Tamil Nadu.
  • 25 nos. Capacity Building & Skill Development Training Programmes conducted for 500 beneficiaries at various locations of Eastern Region-II (Rangpo, Jorethang & Gangtok in Sikkim; Siliguri, Birpara, Subhashgram, Maithon, Dalkhola, Berhampore & Malda in West Bengal; Sundergarh, Indravati, Jeypore, Baripada & Angul in Odisha).
  • Skill Development training on Transmission Line Tower Erection & Stringing.
  • Vocational training programmes for 400 Rural Women on fruit and vegetable processing by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Utukur, Kadapa.
  • Five months (2 months orientation and three months certificate programme in Tailoring) at POWERGRID Township Gurgaon (Haryana) for under-privilege children.
  • Training in vocational skills will be imparted to around 20 girls and on successful completion of the course a certificate along with a sewing machine and associated accessories for tailoring required for self employment is  provided.

Health

  •  Construction of 10 Storied, 325 bedded Dharmshala at AIIMS, New Delhi, for providing shelter to patients and their attendants.
  • MOU was signed on 19th March, 2014 for construction of the building. At present finishing work is under progress.

  • Preventive Health Checkup camps at 94 locations across India. More than 25,000 persons enrolled and benefitted.
  • Investigations like Hemoglobin, Blood Sugar, ECG, PFT, Blood pressure, Eye check up by physician doctors/consultants etc. were undertaken in the camps.

  • Supply of Aids and appliances to around 2500 disabled persons at 09 locations through ALIMCO.
  • Aids and appliances distributed to 1751 nos. persons in 08 camps.

  • Donation of ambulances to Government hospitals

Education

  • Construction of 9437 nos of Toilets in 4244 nos of Schools under "Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyaan".
  • Toilets were built in Government Schools in 170 blocks in 23 Districts in the 7 states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Construction of 40 room (120 bedded) Boys’ Hostel at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chattisgarh.
  • Boy’s hostel will have 40 rooms (120 bedded on triple sharing basis with basic facilities. The construction work of hostel has started and slab of second floor has been casted.

  • Scholarship to 850 students of Assam & Manipur, who became orphans due to Militancy/Communal violence, through National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) (Ministry of Home Affairs).

  • Distribution of 10,000 solar lanterns to school children in Bihar, Jharkhand & Odisha for better education.

  • Installation of 14 solar hand pumps for providing solar drinking water facility to far off hostels of Tribal Development Department in district Jashpur, Chattisgarh.

  • Organized "RIGI-CHINGI Patashala" for rural and backward class school students in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Environmental Sustainability

  • Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Lights in various villages.
  • Photovoltaic street lights have been installed.

  • Chirang Reserve Forest with plantation of 50,000 saplings was successfully undertaken by POWERGRID in association with Eco-Task Force of the Indian Army and the Bodoland Territorial Council.

  • Renovation of Bhairobaba Talab, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.

Before Renovation

After Renovation

 

POWERGRID emphasizes on the overall development of areas and communities around its establishments. It undertakes various community development schemes through provision of facilities like health, education, drinking water besides infrastructure like roads, community centers etc.

CSR Overview

"Transmitting Smiles"

POWERGRID as a responsible Corporate Citizen developed its Environment and Social Policy and Procedures (ESPP) in 1998 to address the environmental and Socio-economic issues arising from its activities. The ESPP was revised in 2005 and 2009 after extensive discussions with the World Bank and through Public consultations.

POWERGRID came out with its policy on CSR in 2009 way before the issue of CSR guidelines by Department of Public Enterprises in 2010. The CSR policy was revised in 2013 and again in 2014 to make it compliant with the revised DPE guidelines and the Companies Act 2013.

Vision

"To be a Corporate that sets a long term strategy for Social & Economic Development of communities through initiatives in rural development, education, skill development, health and other areas of national importance and adhere to sustainable environmental practices"

Mission

"To align CSR and Sustainability policy with the business policy so as to conduct business in a sustainable manner adhering to the principles of Avoidance, Minimization and Mitigation in dealing with environmental and social issues and to undertake high impact community development projects of national and local importance in consultation with stakeholders"

 

THRUST AREA OF CSR ACTIVITIES:

CSR EXPENDITURE

During the year from FY 2009-10 to FY 2015-16 the Corporation incurred an expenditure of Rs. 256.8 crores, on various CSR activities covering the thrust areas like Education, Health, Infrastructure, Livelihood, Ecology & Environment and Natural Calamities.

Year Expenditure (In Rs. Crores)
2009-10 4.29
2010-11 15.58
2011-12 24.93
2012-13 21.75
2013-14 27.05
2014-15 47.42
2015-16 115.78