IndianOil for Community (CSR)
IndianOil has been actively engaged in a gamut of social welfare/upliftment activities across the nation in addition to reaching essential fuels viz. Kerosene, LPG, petrol, diesel, etc. to the nook and corner of the Country. IndianOil's key Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) thrust areas include 'Safe drinking water and protection of water resources', 'Healthcare and sanitation', 'Education and employment-enhancing vocational skills', 'Empowerment of women and socially/economically backward groups', etc. The CSR projects of IndianOil are mostly undertaken in the vicinity of its establishments for improving the quality of life of the community, which invariably includes marginalized groups belonging to the under privileged section of the society viz. SCs, STs, PHs, OBCs, etc. IndianOil has a long standing CSR legacy, which started much before the CSR legislation (Companies Act, 2013) came into force in 2014-15. For the year 2017-18, entire budget allocation of Rs.331.05 crore was spent on CSR activities, thereby achieving 100% budget utilization.
Key CSR initiatives of IndianOil
Institute of Chemical Technology-Mumbai, IndianOil Odisha Campus (ICTM-IOC), Bhubaneswar
Hon'ble President of India inaugurated Institute of Chemical Technology-Mumbai, IndianOil Odisha Campus (ICTM-IOC) at Bhubaneswar on 18th March 2018. ICTM-IOC will offer first-of-its-kind programmes viz. 5-year integrated M. Tech. (with 2 trimesters for experimental design projects to promote entrepreneurship and start-ups) and 2-year Executive M. Tech. for industrial personnel, in addition to Ph.D courses. The institute would evolve into an R&D/innovation hub to carry out high-end research in chemical engineering, petrochemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals & energy and will become a world-class Centre of Excellence in Chemical Engineering & Technology.
Skill Development Institute, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Skill Development Institute, Bhubaneswar (SDI-B) was established on 9th May 2016 with an aim to provide opportunities for skilling and livelihood to the unemployed and underprivileged youth of Odisha and to provide skilled manpower to the industry. Initially, SDI-B started operation in 2 trades viz. Industrial Electrician & Welder. However, with increasing demand of skilled manpower, four new courses viz. Fitter, Instrumentation, Computer Data Application (only for girls) and Pipe Fitter were added in 2017-18. As on date, about 150 students are being skilled in 6 trade courses of 3 to 6 months duration each. Since inception, 528 students have successfully completed various courses and 80% of them have been successfully placed. It is planned to establish a permanent campus of SDI-B near Taraboi, Jatni, Odisha, which will be a mega-world-class model skill academy. Once functional, about 3,000 to 4,000 youth will be trained every year in 16 regular trades pertaining to the hydrocarbon sector and local industries. Hon'ble President of India, laid the foundation stone of the main campus of SDI-B on 18th March 2018 .
Kaushal Vikas Kendra, Barauni, Bihar
IndianOil's Kaushal Vikas Kendra, Barauni started functioning from March 2017 with an aim to provide skill training to the youth of Begusarai district, in which Barauni Refinery is located. At present, skill training is provided in 5 trades viz. Plumbing, Masonry, Welding, Fitter & Electrician. The candidates are mobilized by organizing awareness camps in villages near the Refinery. Priority is given to school drop outs and economically weaker sections of the society. Classes are organized in association with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). After completion of training, assessment is done through NSDC authorized agencies, after which NSDC certificates are issued to the successful candidates. During 2017-18, 448 candidates were enrolled under various trades, out of which 341 candidates have been certified .
Skill Training in Plastic Engineering trades in Assam, Odisha & West Bengal
Plastic industry centric skill training was provided to unemployed youth in Assam, Odisha & West Bengal through Central Institute of Plastics & Engineering Technology (CIPET) centres at Guwahati, Bhubaneswar and Haldia. Three to six month skill training was provided in 3 trades viz. Machine Operator, Injection Moulding & Plastic Processing. During 2017-18, 135 youth were trained, out of which 82 candidates were provided placement opportunity and 10 candidates preferred to start their entrepreneurial initiatives.
IndianOil Multi Skill Development Institute, Digboi, Assam
IndianOil Multi-Skill Development Institute (iMSDI), Digboi started operations in 2014 to provide vocational skill training to local youth in various industry-linked skills and competencies. Every year, about 400 youth benefit from this project. iMSDI offers short duration courses of 3-month duration. The target beneficiaries include unemployed/ under-employed/BPL youth of the North-East region with specific emphasis on surrounding areas of Digboi. The short-term courses have been identified based on the job requirements of the member industries of CII, the implementing partner. During 2017-18, 237 youth were enrolled in various courses, out of which 176 were certified .
Assam Oil School of Nursing, Digboi, Assam
Assam Oil School of Nursing (AOSN) was established in 1986. It offers 3-year Diploma course in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) and 4-year B.Sc. (Nursing) course to 60 young girls (30 in each course) every year. Before AOSN came into being, there was dearth of qualified nurses in the North East. AOSN is able to provide opportunities to the young under-privileged girls to bridge this gap and simultaneously provide them stable careers and livelihood. Since inception, 410 students have successfully completed GNM course with 100% placement record. In 2017-18, 59 girls were enrolled for GNM & B.Sc. Cources .
Assam Oil Division Hospital, Digboi, Assam
Assam Oil Division Hospital at Digboi (with 200 beds) was established in 1906. This hospital caters to the population residing in Digboi and other nearby areas of the North East. Every year, about 1 lakh patients are treated at this hospital, out of which about 15% are non-employee patients. This hospital registers about 4,000 patients for indoor admissions and conducts operative procedures on about 2,000 patients every year. Health camps of general and specialized nature are also organized regularly by the hospital to reach out to the poor villagers in the vicinity, who have no access to medical consultations or treatment. During 2017-18, 14,669 non-employee patients were treated at this hospital .
Swarna Jayanti Samudayik Hospital, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
Swarna Jayanti Samudayik Hospital at Mathura (with 50 beds), established in 1999, provides medical treatment to residents near Mathura Refinery, Uttar Pradesh. Two mobile dispensaries also go to the villages in the nearby areas to provide free medical care to the villagers in need of medical attention. The hospital provides free treatment to the destitute and offers subsidized treatment to others. During 2017-18, 57,752 patients were treated at this Hospital, out of which operative procedures were conducted on 767 patients .
Sarve Santu Niramaya, Digboi, Assam
IndianOil's unique CSR initiative titled ''Sarve Santu Niramaya'' (Good health to all) was launched in December 2012 to provide free health consultation and free medicines to human beings as well as livestock in the villages near Digboi Refinery. It was felt that good health of livestock is as important as that of the human beings, as livestock was a key livelihood generator for the villagers. During 2017-18, 28 Sarve Santu Niramaya camps were organized, in which 3,766 human beings and 23,496 cattle/poultry were treated/ vaccinated .
IndianOil Gyanodaya scheme in Govt. ITIs & Polytechnics
IndianOil Gyanodaya Scheme was launched in 2017 with the aim to provide scholarships on merit-cum-means basis to students pursuing 2-year regular courses in Government ITIs and 3-year regular courses in Government Polytechnics to incentivize them to perform well. The scheme aims to cover 36 Government institutes (18 ITIs and 18 Polytechnics) near 9 IndianOil Refinery locations. 50 students per batch are selected from each institute every year. Each student is provided scholarship @ Rs.1000/- per month for the entire duration of the regular courses. During 2017-18, 1308 students from 30 ITIs and Polytechnics were selected under the scheme .
Supporting and sustaining 5 schools at 5 Refinery units
IndianOil is supporting and sustaining 4 Kendriya Vidyalayas at 4 Refinery units at Barauni, Guwahati, Haldia and Mathura & 1 Higher Secondary School at Bongaigaon. IndianOil provides infrastructure facilities with well-equipped facilities viz. labs, library, playground, etc. for all round development of the students. During 2017-18, 3345 students were supported through these schools .
Assistive devices to Divyangjans in Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Odisha & Bihar
IndianOil, in association with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation (ALIMCO), provided assistive devices like tricycles, wheel chairs, crutches, walking sticks, hearing aids, artificial limbs, etc. to Divyangjans in Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Odisha & Bihar. The beneficiaries were selected through camps organized in the villages near the target locations. During 2017-18, 902 Divyangjans in these 4 States were provided with various assistive devices .
Quenching the thirst of villagers & illuminating villages through solar lights
IndianOil, through its flagship CSR projects Jal-Jeevan & Surya Prakash, has fulfilled the need for clean drinking water & illumination of many villages, including Hope town village of South Andaman District in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The quest of the families of the village for safe drinking water and street illumination was fulfilled by IndianOil by providing one 1000 litre/hour RO water plant and 30 solar street lights. 6000 inhabitants of Hope town village have benefitted from this project. So far, IndianOil Jal-Jeevan and Surya Prakash projects have been rolled out in 30 and 25 villages across India respectively .
Enclosure for Asiatic Lions, Mangaluru, Karnataka
IndianOil constructed an enclosure for Asiatic Lions in Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisarga Dhama (Biological Park), Mangaluru, which is spread over an area of 356 acres. The enclosure will provide exclusive habitation for the Asiatic Lions, which is an endangered species. The park has a separate zoo spread over an area of 185 acres. About 1000 animals inhabit the zoo. About 6 Lakh people visit the Biological Park/ zoo every year .