CSR (2012-13) by Asahi India Glass Ltd.
- CSR by ASAHI India Glass Ltd.
Sales: Rs 1954 Cr
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Source: ASAHI India Glass Ltd. Annual Report (2012-13), Pg No: 27- 30Corporate Social ResponsibilityA cornerstone of AISs vision is to be a socially
conscious business and it has always displayed
the highest standards of corporate citizenry.
Apart from continuously fulfilling all its regulatory
requirements related to the society at large
across all the business units, the Company has
a well structured Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR) programme that specifically focuses on
communities in the vicinity of two of its major plants
in Bawal (Haryana) and Roorkee (Uttarakhand).
The initiatives are focused on education, health,
empowerment and livelihood development and are
conducted under the companys platform called the
Integrated Community Development Programme
(ICDP). The CSR initiatives proposed under the
various schemes are regularly administered,
monitored and executed by a leading Delhi based
NGO named Youthreach.
School Bus Service
At both Rewari and Roorkee, AIS provides school
bus service to primarily support girl students to
reach school. In Rewari 596 girls are using this
service. For class 9 and 11, there were 290 new
admissions made from the Companys project
villages. In Roorkee, this service enables the
girls to access the senior secondary schools and
colleges in Jhabreda, Manglor and Latherdeva
Hoon. 115 girls from 8 villages avail this service.
At both locations, the girls availing the facilities
also pay a nominal amount that primarily supports
staffing of the buses.
AIS Unnati Centre for Remedial
This service is conducted at Rewari to provide
tutorial support in three subjects (Maths, English
and Science) for children attending 10th grade. The
centre has now completed 6 years of successful
operation and has provided tutorial services to
over 2000 students. A total of 415 students are
currently accessing the tutorial facilities across 16
AIS Unnati centres.
AIS Unnati Centre for School
This is being run in the Rewari area to provide
opportunity for children who have dropped out
of school to re-enroll through the Haryana Open
School Exams. A total of 10 AIS Unnati education
centres are being run today with 134 students
using this facility. Out of 112 children who appeared
for the examination, 66 have cleared their exams
and have been admitted into mainstream schools,
while the remaining 54 children have re-appeared
in the Mar-Arpil 2013 examinations.
Adult Literacy Education Centres
Around Roorkee, 5 Adult Literacy centres have
been set up and 150 women have enrolled for
these classes. A teachers training programme
was organised by a partner NGO - Nirantar. The
curriculum was also provided by them. 85 women
(57%) cleared the examination
AIS Unnati Training Centre
Sewing and Tailoring Unit: Located in the Rewari
area, the centre works on providing income
generating skills to drop out school girls with low
academic qualifications. In 2012-13, the course
was completed by 73 girls who were awarded
certificates by AIS staff. A new centre has been set
up in Nangalteju.
Computer Education: AIS continues to run a
computer training centre in Bawal. The course
duration is 4 months and the curriculum
was developed in-house. The Company has
collaborated with Intel to provide free training
and certification for the instructors. A total of 175
students enrolled for the course in 2012-13.
Enterprise Development, Roorkee
To promote economic advancement of women in
the villages surrounding the AIS Plant in Roorkee
an initiative has been launched to form self-help
groups (SHGs) amongst women that encourages
savings and provides loans. These SHGs have
been established in 3 new villages during 2012-13.
The womens groups have collectively saved `
78.8 Lakh since the inception of the programme
of which ` 26.75 lakh has been saved in 2012-13
alone. Amount inter-loaned since the inception
of the programme is ` 1.25 crores. A total of 390
enterprises were set up in the year and during
the project period, 1800 enterprises have been
In 2012-13, an association was established with
I Care Hospital Noida to organise eye camps. 2
camps were held and 163 patients were screened.
A total of 17 patients underwent cataract surgery
for free. Spectacles were also provided to patients.
In addition, 4 immunisation camps were held and
350 children were provided Hepatitis B vaccines,
while 7 general health camps were organised
where 750 people attended. A special camp was
organized specially for paediatric care.
There were 3 camps organised specially for
providing health awareness to women 250
women attended the camp. An innovative approach
of promoting health awareness through magic
shows was conducted during 2012-13. There were
6 such shows that were attended by around 700
28 health camps were conducted across 14
villages, which were attended by approximately
5,800 people, the majority of whom were women.
Activities and Events
In both locations, the Company conducts several
activities and events that promote development of
the communities in different ways.
An Exposure visit to Jaipur was undertaken
where 650 students, teachers and members of
village panchayats participated. Spread across 4
days, the trip included visits to the Amber Fort,
Albert Museum and Birla Temple. Six Life Skills
Sessions were organised for the girls attending
the vocational training centre that were attended
by 70 participants. Sports day was organised for 3
villages. This included events like cricket matches
and matka race. 125 youngsters participated in the
event. A team building workshop was also held for
Six street-plays were performed to sensitise the
rural populace on the issue of health, hygiene and
mother and child health care. The plays covered an
audience of over 800. Womens Day celebrations
were done in 35 villages with 800 women
participating. The participants shared information
and experiences on saving and setting up income
generation activities. For capacity building, 18
trainings were held with 800 SHG members.
A special exposure visit was also organized
where 30 women participated. Umeed, an NGO
based in Sangrur, working in the area of women
empowerment organized a 3 day visit to Roorkee
for their staff and beneficiaries. The objective was
to learn from the best practices undertaken by the
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As verified on 22nd August 2013.