Our Contribution to Society
|CSR POLICY OF SPCL
SPCL has always been a responsible corporate citizen, fulfilling its role towards society and environment. The Company constantly undertakes various activities at its work sites to fulfill the social objectives through its committed employees who go beyond call of duty to do these activities. We strongly believe in safe work practices, protecting environment and have a comprehensive system in place for Quality, Health, Safety and Environment.
CSR EFFORTS OF SPCL
CSR activities are on-going at all times in various locations. An mix of some of these in the recent past are highlighted below :-
CARING FOR ENVIRONMENT
As a part of the SPCL philosophy of caring for the environment and helping the citizens, the Kolkatta Region got involved in cleaning a 300 year old “Nayalanka” pond in Brasat. A shramdan to clean the Pond was conducted on 15 August 2010 along with local residents.
“Save Environment, Serve Society and Spread Happiness”, WALKs are organized by the Kolkatta Region at Salt Lake to create Environmental Awareness.
CAMPAIGN AGAINST ALCOHOLISM
Alcoholism is one of the major concern areas at construction site labour camps. SPCL has been taking steps to educate the workers about the ill effects of alcoholism. SPCL Pune Region has taken the assistance of NGO–Muktangan – to conduct an Awareness Program for 2000 workers at TCS site to educate them about the negative effects of this habit. Workers actively participated by asking questions during the session.
ORGAN DONATION DAY
SPCL has been participating in such events and on the occasion of 6th World Organ Donation Day on 27 November 2010, the company participated with a slogan “Organ Donation – A Gift for Life”. It was held under the aegis of WHO and the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It was held at India Gate for a mass awareness campaign and our employees took part along with their families.
CONTRIBUTION DURING NATURAL CALAMITY
SPCL encourages its employees to help and contribute during natural calamities and Disasters. When North Karnataka was ravaged by floods, the staff of Bangalore Region contributed One Day’s wages to the “Chief Ministers Calamity Relief Fund”. The company also contributed equal amount and the cheque was handed over to the Karnataka Chief Minister.
Similar Contributions were made on several occasions in the past.
FREE EYE TESTING CAMPS
SPCL has been encouraging the Regions to hold free eye testing camps for the benefit of construction workers. Two such camps were organized at GVM and CSCT sites in Greater Noida by the Delhi Region. The company distributed 200 pairs of spectacles to workers free of cost. The camp was attended by 821 workers, where vision testing was performed by Opthalmic team and patients with infection or other problems were prescribed medicines.
The Kolkatta Region organized a Eye camp at the Mass Housing Supervisory Training School for workers of all sites in Kolkatta. The camp was conducted with the help of Rotary Narayan Netralaya and 100 workers were treated and 35 were given spectacles at subsidized cost.
The Kolkatta Region conducted a Health Camp at Guwahati ( Assam ) for the workers at Raddison Hotel site in September 2010. It was organized with the help of a premier govt. hospital.
BLOOD DONATION CAMP
A Blood Donation camp was organized by the Hyderabad Region where 82 donors donated blood for the blood bank.
A Blood Donation camp was held at SP Infocity Pune under the supervision of Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital, where 160 units of blood was collected and given to the blood bank of the hospital.
A Blood Donation camp was organized by Kolkatta region where 120 units of blood was collected and given to blood bank. Employees and workers from Kolkatta sites participated in the event.
Such events are regularly organized by different regions to contribute to the welfare of the society.
HELPING UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN
SPCL has been rendering help to the underprivileged children in various forms. The Kolkatta Region conducted Football Match for “Underprivileged Children” from schools in the age group of 10 to 15 years. Six teams from various schools of Kolkatta participated in the event.
Kolkatta Region also organized a summer event for the children of “Schools of the World”, Tollygunj run by a social welfare organization – AMAVIDA. A batch of 40 children were taken to NICCO PARK for a day and they were provided with school bags and entertained with breakfast and lunch while they were shown around the park by the SPCL team.