Thursday, October 6, 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman launches various CSR initiatives


Union minister for finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman launched various projects to be sponsored by various companies under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.
Some of the projects include– Credit Outreach Facilitation Unit: to be set up in all the districts, sponsored by Boeing India and the implementing partner will be Learning Links Foundation with Support of tEA.
Dialysis Unit at District Hospital, Dimapur: Sponsored by Boeing India and Doctors For You as implementing partner
Entrepreneurship Development Centres: To be setup in Tuensang sponsored by Sri Kumaraswami Mineral Exports Pvt. Ltd; in Peren district by Astral Foundation and RNB Project Aspire Today to Eternity Foundation for Wokha district.
Mobile Science Labs (Lab on Wheels): To be installed in Dimapur and Mon, sponsored by VRL Logistics, Coromandel International Ltd. & Agastya International Foundation.
World Class Toilet Facility: Toilet facility for District Hospital Dimapur sponsored by Boeing India and SULABH International as implementing partner.
Stem Labs: Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Labs with Amazon Alexa Support (10 Schools) will be installed across Nagaland sponsored by Mphasis and implementing agency Children’s LoveCastles Trust India (CLT).
Nursing Schools: Upgradation of Library and Lab Facility in Nursing Schools for conversion to Nursing Colleges in Dimapur and Kohima. Further Nursing schools will be sponsored by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and Housing and Urban Development Corporation in Mokokchung with Doctors For You as implementing partner.
CT Scan facility: At Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) sponsored by Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and for Mokokchung to be sponsored by Power Grid Corporation Ltd.
Mobile Science labs: For four districts sponsored by Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL).
Solar Cold Storage Unit: For Phek district to be sponsored by Credit Access Grameen Pvt. Ltd. and District Administration as the implementing agency.
Abode Creative Academy: A MoU based engagement (Creative University/Academy) to be setup across Nagaland with Adobe as partnering agency.
Most of the projects among those listed are related to health, education and skill and entrepreneurship development.