The company has formulated the policy for development and implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility as also required under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013.
Further, the information pursuant to Section 134(3)(o) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 9 of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014 are given in outlining the main initiatives during the year under review.
ANNUAL C.S.R. REPORT 2017-18
Emami Paper Mills Limited through its CSR activities takes up programs that benefit the communities in & around its place of work and ensure over a period of time, enhancement in the quality of life &economic well‐being of the local people and thereby establishing its presence as a good corporate citizen.
EPML is committed to help the inhabitants of the surrounding villages by taking part in drinking water supply schemes, laying and improving roads, culverts, providing lighting facilities, development of parks, supply of equipment and instruments to Fair Price Shops, improving infrastructure facilities in Government Schools, conducting medical camps, providing financial assistance to needy people, contributing for cultural programmes, sports activities, construction / renovation works in the place of worship etc. This has paved the way for establishing a harmonious relationship with the surrounding neighborhood.
EPML undertakes Community Development activities by categorizing the needs of the community under various heads, viz., Infrastructure and basic amenities, providing drinking water supply, education, medical camps and environment, promotion of Oriya literature, Art & Culture, assistance for the differently – abled, training of unemployed youth, Organizing sports and talent competitions etc.
The company takes pride for its sense of responsibility towards the community and environment and the way it is duty bound for enrichment of the life of less privileged people and protection of the environment around its area of operation. The company has taken its social responsibility as a part of its operating policy and gearing its social activities to promote inclusive and sustained growth.