Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)
The CSR projects focus on promoting Economic, Social, Environmental and Cultural growth of the community at large in an equitable and sustainable manner in the peripheral areas around the factories. Over the years, we have worked with dedication towards enriching lives across the community. The company is consistently taking up various community welfare initiatives for the benefit of the people. A sense of responsibility towards society is inherent to Emamiís concept of entrepreneurship. Under CSR, the major thrust areas include education, health care, drinking water and community service schemes to neighbouring villages and supporting them during natural calamities.
Our healthcare activities range from operating local first aid centers, free health care services and health camps through which we also provide ayurvedic, homeopathic and allopathic medicines.
Infrastructural support has been provided to 30 schools in the neighbouring villages covering 2500 students and distributed notebooks, given scholarship to meritorious students, supplied accessories like desks, benches, fans, water filter etc. Besides, regular contribution made to the Friends of Tribals Society (FTS) for education to tribals in rural areas and also to various schools and Colleges. The company also sponsored tribal students for their better education.
The company adopted Fulkiari village, comprising 200 villagers living below the poverty level, having single-room temporary houses with no toilets, for onward development with a significant expenditure covering the following activities: Toilets, insurance cover, safe drinking water with water filters, bore wells, education for children, medical and health camps and womenís self-employment.
Scholarship to Students
Emami continuously provides Scholarship to the meritorious
students of Remuna Refugee Colony School, Baharda School,
Hatiaganda U.P. school, Nuparhi School to motivate and to
create enthusiasm among the students for education.
Free paper and exercise books distributed to various schools.
Free paper given to NOCCI Magazine, "Kosamba" Magazine, EXPO -
Souvenir, monthly Oriya Magazine of Jugashree Jugonari and
Shakuntala Girls' High School Souvenir.
A Prasad Bhandara was arranged for the public and employees
during Bhagwat (on completion of 25th years of Emami Paper
Mills). Around 7000-10000 people have taken the Bhojan daily
for 7-8 days.
In the community service schemes, Emami is always ahead in installing and maintaining tube wells, street lights, road repairs, road construction, sponsoring sports activities, mass marriages, distributing blankets in winter, extending helping hand to orphanage homes to meet their requirements, religious and social activities through local groups. The Company undertook the construction and renovation of Temples in the nearby villages.
The Companyís CSR activities and its continuing policy of social and community services have made a visible impact in the upliftment of local villages in the vicinity of its plant at Balgopalopur and surrounding areas.
At Emami Paper, we touch the lives of communities in the following
- The Contribution for an intensive care unit in the
District headquarters Hospital, Balasore.
- The adoption of village in the proximity to transform it
into a model showpiece covering the provision of drinking
water, street lighting, motor able roads, acceptable
sanitation, informed healthcare and adequate education.
- The contribution for the creation and maintenance of
ponds, wells, street lighting, road repair, the provision for
facilities for games, religious and social activities through
contribution to local clubs. The Company has also constructed
culverts in nearby villages for easy transportation.
- Emami operates a full - equipped first aid center with two
full-time doctors and four pharmacists. Apart from attending
to the needs of employees and their families, the service is
also dispensed to the needy people living in the adjoining
- The company also conducts free Hepatatis-B and Eye camps periodically for
employees and local population. All pre and post operative care for cataract
treatment is dispensed for free of cost.
- The Company also conducts free Hepatitis-B and eye camps periodically for employees and the local population. All pre- and post-operative care for cataract treatment is dispensed for free of cost.
- The Company provides cold lemon water to the general
public during the summer months to provide relief from heat;
it also provides coolers for drinking water across various
places of worship.
- Around 200 new plants planted in the nearby villages..
- Various Safety programmes conducted from time to time.
Continuing its efforts to spread literacy across the adjoining
villages, Emami Paper has undertaken the following
- Substantial contribution for the construction of building
for Degree College at Remuna, Orissa..
- Free distribution of exercise notebooks to the students of
- Scholarships top meritorious and under-privileges students
of nearby schools.
Emami Paper has invested substantially in various
pollution control measures including an effluent treatment
Moreover, trees and medicinal plants are also planted to
ensure the effective development of a greenbelt in and around
the Company's plant.
In its bid to create a green and clean environment, the
Company has acquired 80 acres of land in the surrounding
areas. It has already undertaken large scale medicinal
plantations across the vast land. As a result, several
villagers have been provided employment on a daily basis.
Emami has been awarded the Excellence Award for Socio
Cultural Development in Balasore.