Healthcare, Hygiene & Sanitation
Health Camp and financial aid to the poor and needy patients
Free Health Check-up and Treatment Camps are organized in the neighbouring villages of our different plants through Mobile Medical Units and hospitals/clinics OPD
These camps, provide necessary preventive healthcare services, educate the communities on preventive care and nutritional diets.
Also provide financial aid to the needy patients for better healthcare.
In FY 2020-21, more than 18,791 villagers located in the vicinity of our plants in six States, were treated in these Camps
Our units have distributed masks, personal protective equipment, sanitizers, ventilators, oxygen concentrators and other essential medical supplies and carried out mass sanitisation drives, providing meals, ration supplies and other essentials to feed the vulnerable communities, migrants and casual labourers and also organised awareness campaigns, supporting the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination Programme. Under this programme, we have supported more than 1,00,000 villagers in an around our areas.
Mother & Child Health Care Programme
Preventive & curative health services like institutional delivery, child vaccination, Pratham Aahar, spot-feeding practice and ante-natal & post-natal care, as well as malnourished childcare are provided to mothers and children in villages of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
We also focus on strengthening the Anganwadi & Asha Centres. Fourteen health entrepreneurs (Arogya Sakhi) are deployed in 12 villages at Satna, Maihar and Chittorgarh.
More than 3,000 persons benefitted from these activities.
Free Eye Check-up Camps
Free eye camps are organized in remote villages, where specialists examine patients and medicine, spectacles and surgery are provided. A total of 7,611 elderly and needy persons have been treated in West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh & Rajsthan in FY: 2020-21
Our education projects helped 11,641 students of Government in 2020-21
The Priyamvada Birla & The Jaswant Singh Lodha Scholarship are awarded every year to meritorious students belonging to the low-income group.
Thirty students get INR 24,000/- each annually towards meeting their educational expenses.
Maihar & Mukutban units also have scholarship schemes for the meritorious and poor, benefitting more than 250 students.
TSmart class technology is set up in Government schools, with capacity-building programmes for teachers to run the system. Annual maintenance is provided to these schools. Smart classes benefitted more than 1,267 students in FY 20-21
Primary School, Durgapur
Our Durgapur unit has been running a co-ed primary school (both Hindi & Bengali medium) for poor children since 1990. It provides free education, books and uniform to its students.
The school has its own campus, library, computer lab. & playground.
In 2020-21, the school had 360 students