Large 10 CSR Projects in Mumbai for the Year 2020-21

Large 10 CSR Projects in Mumbai for the Year 2020-21

With CSR continuously growing in Indian cities, a city that has been at the centre for implementation of various CSR projects is Mumbai. Mapping out the same for the FY 2020-21, below are the top 10 CSR projects implemented in Mumbai, India based on the CSR funds allocation of each company.


Source: Reliance Industries Limited

1.     Name of the Company: Reliance Industries Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Hospital Infrastructure, Medical Camps, Surgeries, Healthcare Awareness & Rehabilitation

Relevant SDG: SDG 3. Good Health and Well Being

Name of the Initiative: Healthcare Promotion

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 101 Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR884 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 922 Cr.

The company contributed to CSR towards Preventive and Public Healthcare Initiatives. The company addresses the primary care needs of the serving population through four static medical units in Mumbai and six mobile medical units at selected locations in Mumbai, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh. The interventions cater to the primary and preventive healthcare needs of the underprivileged rural and urban people. Six fully-equipped Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) with state-of-the-art technology, including cloud-based software to store patient information, serve the communities. The MMUs reach out to those in need and provide necessary care free of cost at the doorstep through periodic visits. 75,510 patient consultations (1,49,439 since inception) have happened during the year across Mumbai, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh. Static Medical Units across Mumbai provide diagnostic facilities along with consultation and a focus on chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes. Professional and trained MBBS doctors, nurses and social workers cater to the primary medical care needs of patients.

Implementing Partner: Reliance Foundation

Brief about the Company: Reliance Industries is an Indian conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company operates in five major segments: exploration and production, refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and telecommunications. The group is present in many business sectors across India including petrochemicals, construction, communications, energy, health care, science and technology, natural resources, retail, textiles, and logistics. RIL is the second-largest publicly traded company in India by market capitalisation and is the second largest company in India by revenue after the state-run Indian Oil Corporation. The company is ranked No. 99 on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations, as of 2013 and contributes approximately 14% of India's total exports.

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ITC Limited

2.     Name of the Company: ITC Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Healthcare Donations (Ambulance, Equipment, Money Etc.), Sanitation, Swachh Bharat, Hygiene Awareness

Relevant SDG:SDG 6. Clean Water and Sanitation

Name of the Initiative: Health & Sanitation Program

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 46.5 Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 352.84 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 365.43Cr.

The Company contributed to the CSR by contributing towards Health & Sanitation Program. The company continues to adopt a multi-pronged approach towards improving public health and hygiene. To promote a hygienic environment through prevention of open defecation and reduce incidence of water-borne diseases, 640 Individual Household Toilets (IHHTs) were constructed in 28 districts of 15 states in collaboration with the respective State Governments/District sanitation departments taking the total to 38,153 IHHTs constructed so far in your Company’s catchment areas. In addition, 23 community toilets were constructed/renovated in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu in the year, taking the cumulative to 104 community toilets. Along with sanitation infrastructure development, special focus was given to awareness campaigns to create demand and drive behavioural change.  The company has Imported of 24 cryogenic containers of 20 tonnes each in collaboration with Linde India Limited to ease the bottlenecks in transporting oxygen.

Implementing Partner: Academy of Gandhian Studies, Adarsh Yuva Samiti, Assocham Foundation For Corporate Social Responsibility, Assist, Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Bitan Institutte For Training , Awareness & Networking, Daya Society, Deepam Rural Development Charitable Trust, E Sree Foundation, Exnora International Foundation, Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health Society, Forum For Organized Resource Conservation And Enhancement, FXB India Suraksha, Indian Development Center, Mamta Health Institute For Mother and Child, Modern Architects For Rural India, Myrada Kaveri Pradeshika Samsthe, New Concept Centre for Development Communication, Network For Enterprise Enhancement and Development Support, Outreach Association of Volunteers for Rural Development, Path Welfare Society, Ramakrishna Mission, Rural Development Organisation, Rotary Bangalore Peenya Trust, SAAHAS, Social Awareness Through Human Involvement, Shri Bhuvneshwari Mahila Ashram, SEARCH-Socio Economic Alternatives Research and Resource Community for Humanity, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, Support for Network and Extension Help Agency (SNEHA), Umang Sunehra Kal Sewa Samiti, Vibhavari, Vijay Integrated Devlopment Society (VIDS ), Water Sanitation and Hygiene Institution (WASH Institute), Water For People India Trust, Youthinvest Foundation

Brief about the Company: ITC Limited is an Indian multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. Established in 1910 as the 'Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited', the company was renamed as the 'India Tobacco Company Limited' in 1970 and later to 'I.T.C. Limited' in 1974. The dots in the name were removed in September 2001 for the company to be renamed as 'ITC Limited' where 'ITC' would no longer be an initialism. The company completed 100 years in 2010 and as of 2012–13, had an annual turnover of US$8.31 billion and a market capitalization of US$52 billion. It employs over 30,000 people at more than 60 locations across India and is part of Forbes 2000 list.

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Asian Paints Limited

3.     Name of the Company: Asian Paints Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Skill Development

Relevant SDG:SDG 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

Name of the Initiative: Vocational Training Program

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 25.4Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 62.95Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 48.19Cr.

The company is invested in the concept of inclusive growth and believe that everyone should be given a fair chance at a dignified life. They are becoming the medium for more people to be given the opportunity to rise above their immediate realities and chase bigger dreams. Our aim with this singular endeavour is to hone talents in India, so that the nation may become a hub for outstanding skills in the paint application trade. We are committed to this mission and are contributing towards upskilling those with an inherent predilection for the work. Our training programmes cover a multitude of subjects, such as designer finishes, emulsions, metal care, mechanisation, water proofing, wood finishes and wallpaper installation. This helps painters connect with lucrative professional opportunities in the industry. Our academies are equipped with contemporary facilities to provide hands-on experience to the participants. During the year we initiated upskilling programmes for plumbers in Himachal Pradesh and carpenters in Chennai with an objective to increase their earnings and disseminate knowledge and awareness to apprise them of latest techniques. The first training session for plumbers commenced in January 2020, for carpentry it was initiated in March 2020 with over 250 candidates completing the training during the year.

Implementing Partner: Direct Implementation

Brief about the Company: Since their foundation in 1942, Asian Paints has come a long way to become India’s leading and Asia’s fourth largest paint company, with a turnover of Rs. 158.5 billion. They operate in 19 countries and have 26 paint manufacturing facilities in the world, servicing consumers in over 65 countries. They have come a long way since their small beginnings in 1942. They were set up as a partnership firm by four friends who were willing to take on the world's biggest, most famous paint companies operating in India at that time. Over the course of 25 years, they became a corporate force and India's leading paints company. Driven by their strong consumer-focus and innovative spirit, they have been the market leader in paints since 1967. Today, they are double the size of any other paint company in India. They manufacture a wide range of paints for decorative and industrial use.

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Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

4.     Name of the Company: Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Adolescent Girls Initiatives, Education Programs, Education Infrastructure (Hostel, School Buildings, Benches, Desks), Empowerment of Economically Backward Groups

Relevant SDG:SDG 5. Gender Equality

Name of the Initiative: Nanhi Kali

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 14.8376 Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 112.56 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 92.7817Cr.

Provides educational support (material & academic) to underprivileged girls in India through an afterschool support program. Every girl is provided with 360-degree support including daily afterschool academic support and an annual school supplies kit comprising of a school bag, stationery, pullover/raincoat and feminine hygiene material to enable her to attend school with dignity. The girls also have access to digital tablets preloaded with a personalized, AI powered learning software called Mindspark. Further to promote holistic development, a professionally designed sports curriculum is integrated into the programme. Through regular engagement with the families of the girls and sensitisation of community stakeholders, the project aims to create conducive girl friendly eco-systems. In FY21, the project supported the education of 1,71,950 girls. Of these 33,046 girls were supported by your Company, while the Mahindra Group as a whole supported 73,699 girls. The balance girls were supported by individuals and other corporates.

Implementing Partner: K C Mahindra Education Trust, Naandi Foundation

Brief about the Company: Mahindra & Mahindra, is a leader in the tractor and utility vehicles space. They are a US $17.8 billion global federation of companies. Famous for their rugged and reliable automobiles, some also know them for their innovative IT solutions, and others for their commitment to rural prosperity. They are the world’s largest tractor brand by volume, India’s largest utility vehicle manufacturer, and several of their businesses enjoy leadership positions in the industries in which they operate. They remain committed to investing in technology, growing their global presence and maintaining their leadership position. They have been India's No.1 UV and Tractor maker for a long time now. And they intend replicating the India success story on the global stage.

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JSW Steel Limited

5.     Name of the Company: JSW Steel Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Livelihood Programmes, Agriculture

Relevant SDG:SDG 1. No Poverty

Name of the Initiative: Community Development

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 13.41 Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 164.81 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 78.32Cr.

The Company contributed to the CSR by contributing towards General community infrastructure support & welfare initiatives. JSW Foundation closely works with 6000+ farmers covering 5,800 acres of cultivable land through participatory approach striving to align to local, national and global goals (Sustainable Development Goals) while aiming to increase farm and off-farm incomes. This is achieved through capacity building of the farmers, promoting an improved package of practices, advocating less water-intensive farming techniques and forging strategic partnerships. The emphasis is on the market-led sustainable enhancement of profits to make agri-livelihoods a preferred mode of occupation.

Implementing Partner: JSW Foundation

Brief about the Company: With the largest product portfolio in steel, JSW Steel is India's largest steel exporter, shipping to over 100 countries across 5 continents. Over the last 35 years, they have been at the forefront of science and cutting-edge technology. The Company is Laying the Groundwork: By Starting with a single plant in 1982, we are now India's leading manufacturer of value-added and high-grade steel products. With plants in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, they have the capacity to produce 18 million tons per annum (MTPA). The Company is also Paving a Better Tomorrow: By staying on the cusp of change, and maintaining the best-in-class standards, they aim to revolutionize steelmaking. Now, you can witness the true marvel of engineering and their state-of-the-art facility at Dolvi, with Nat Geo on Extreme Tech, JSW Blast Furnace.

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Wadia Hospitals

6.     Name of the Company: Britannia Industries Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Hospital Infrastructure, Medical Camps, Surgeries, Healthcare Awareness & Rehabilitation

Relevant SDG: SDG 3. Good Health and Well Being

Name of the Initiative: Promoting Preventive Health Care at Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital (NWMH)

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 10.5054Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 32.4394 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 32.4394 Cr.

Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital provides affordable comprehensive healthcare and super speciality services for women. The hospital specialises in offering affordable obstetric and gynaecological services to women across all sections of society, catering to their changing needs through different stages of their lives. It also acts as a tertiary level referral centre as well as helps rehabilitate these women and their families by showing them methods of improving the health and sanitation around their environment and thus ensuring a healthy life for their whole family. To meet the continuous demand of patients and in order to provide all the services under one roof, there is a constant need for upgradation of services and technology at Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital. It is expected that these projects will increase accessibility and affordability of basic and specialized medical services among vulnerable women and children in the community.

Implementing Partner: Direct Implementation

Brief about the Company: Britannia Industries is one of India’s leading food companies with a 100-year legacy and annual revenues in excess of Rs. 9000 Cr. Britannia products are available across the country in close to 5 million retail outlets and reach over 50% of Indian homes. The company’s Dairy business contributes close to 5 per cent of revenue and Britannia dairy products directly reach 100,000 outlets. Britannia Bread is the largest brand in the organized bread market with an annual turnover of over 1 lac tons in volume and Rs.450 crores in value. The business operates with 13 factories and 4 franchisees selling close to 1 mn loaves daily across more than 100 cities and towns of India.

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UPL Limited

7.     Name of the Company: UPL Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Livelihood Programmes, Child Protection

Relevant SDG:SDG 1. No Poverty

Name of the Initiative: United Bharat Project

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 9.3142Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 10.34Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 99.6625Cr.

The Company contributed to the CSR by contributing towards United Bharat project by developing Support for National cause and to organisation such as COVID Relief Work (As National need, which include relief and support to various institutions to Fight this epidemic), UPL Unnati, Mumbai, United Against Child Labour (UACL) : To reduce Child Labour- Global Parli Project, Marathwada (Transform rural village through revival and empowerment), Vandri Cluster development, Ekatrita Bhavisya, Vidharbha,  Save the Children India (SCI) to support Special Care Centre, Project “Asptal” – Mobile Medical Service at Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Friends of Tribal Society (Promote Quality of education for special children ), Other Projects to support for national Cause. The company has organised awareness drives in 6 states and briefed 3,500+ seed growers in the last three years against child labour in our seed supplier farms and ensure education.

Implementing Partners: Direct Implementation

Brief about the Company: UPL Limited, formerly United Phosphorus Limited, is an Indian multinational company that manufactures and markets agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, chemical intermediates, and specialty chemicals, and also offers crop protection solutions. Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, the company engages in both agro and non-agro activities. The agro business is the company's primary source of revenue and includes the manufacture and marketing of conventional agrochemical products, seeds and other agricultural related products. The non-agro segment includes the manufacture and marketing of industrial chemical and other non-agricultural related products such as fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, plant growth and regulators, rodenticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, and nutrifeeds. UPL products are sold in 150+ countries.

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ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited

8.     Name of the Company: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Road Safety Awareness

Relevant SDG:SDG 4. Quality Education

Name of the Initiative: Project Ride to Safety

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 8.5881Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 29.01 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 29.2547 Cr.

The Company contributed to the CSR by contributing towards Road Safety Awareness Program. They distributed 35,000 helmets in 7 cities through our ‘Ride to Safety’ platform. The youngsters of today will become the motorists of tomorrow, and will mostly have two-wheelers as their first vehicle. Given this understanding, the 'Ride to Safety' initiative encompasses annual sensitisation workshops aimed at making children aware of life-saving road safety rules and the need for wearing helmets from a formative age. These workshops work towards instilling safe habits within children that will stay with them all through their lives. Child-specific helmets are also distributed to youngsters who ride pillion on two-wheelers. During FY2021, over 250 such workshops were conducted across seven cities. Given the need to adhere to social distancing norms, these workshops were organised through virtual platforms. Over 40,000 parents and children were made aware of road safety habits, with the need for children to wear helmet as pillion riders on two-wheelers also being discussed. To facilitate a behavioural change, the Company distributed 35,000 specially designed ISI-marked helmets to the children and their parents, encouraging and promoting the use of protective gear by the entire family and helping improve utilisation of helmets.

Implementing Partner: Indian Head Injury Foundation, Synergie Institute of Trade Commerce and Industry, TRAX Sports Society, Seva Sahayog Foundation, Prabhaav Foundation

Brief about the Company: ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited is one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India offering insurance coverage for motor, health, travel, home, student travel and more. Policies can be purchased and renewed online as well. The Company is one of the leading private sector general insurance companies in India with a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs 135. 92 billion for the year ended March 31, 2020. The company issued over 26.2 million policies and settled over 1.86 million claims as on March 31, 2020.

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Bata India Limited

9.     Name of the Company: Bata India Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Empowerment of Economically Backward Groups

Relevant SDG:SDG 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

Name of the Initiative: Stride with Pride

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 6.3913Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 8.72Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR9.2220 Cr.

With setting in of the pandemic, Bata globally pledged to donate 1 million pair of footwear to the medical workers and their families as a ‘thank you’ gesture for their unflinching support during the difficult times. The company started the donation drive in May 2020 and till date donated +1.92 lac pairs of footwear to the medical workers and their families at the government & private hospitals, ASHA & Aaganwadi workers, small clinics, charitable hospitals, police, children, etc. across +30 cities. Bata saw excellent employee engagement, with some employees going out of the way to timely deliver the footwear at the hospitals. It received appreciation letters from renowned government & private hospitals and other institutions for shoe donation drives and engagement with the police and other frontline workers.

Implementing Partner: SHARP NGO, SEEDS, Swades Foundation, World Vision India, Earth Saviours Foundation, Ek Tara NGO, Sulabh International Centre for Action sociology

Brief about the Company: Bata India is the largest retailer and leading manufacturer of footwear in India and is a part of the Bata Shoe Organization.  Incorporated as Bata Shoe Company Private Limited in 1931, the company was set up initially as a small operation in Konnagar (near Calcutta) in 1932. In January 1934, the foundation stone for the first building of Bata’s operation - now called the Bata. In the years that followed, the overall site was doubled in area. This township is popularly known as Batanagar. It was also the first manufacturing facility in the Indian shoe industry to receive the ISO: 9001 certifications. The Company went public in 1973 when it changed its name to Bata India Limited. Today, Bata India has established itself as India’s largest footwear retailer. Its retail network of over 1200 stores give it a reach / coverage that no other footwear company can match. The stores are present in good locations and can be found in all the metros, mini-metros and towns.

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Tata Chemicals Limited

10.  Name of the Company: Tata Chemicals Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Skill Development

Relevant SDG:SDG 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

Name of the Initiative: Skill Development

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 6.12Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 18.51Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 20.92Cr.

The Company is running skill development programmes in different locations to train unemployed youth and facilitate in their employment or entrepreneurship development. The vocational skill training includes Fashion & Technology, Welder technician, Fitter technician, Domestic electrician, Beauty & Wellness, Attendant Operator Chemical Plant, Nursing Assistant, Electronics technician, Bar bending, Formwork carpenter, Diploma in fire & safety, Mechanic diesel, Automation, etc. The Company has set up technical skill training institute at Mithapur which has affiliation with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). This year, due to Covid-19, many courses were conducted online. The Company is also supporting Tata Strive Centre for running skill development centre at Aligarh and Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Dwarka. During the year, more than 1,600 youth were trained on different vocational skills which would help them get employment or start their own enterprises.

Implementing Partner: Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD)

Brief about the Company: Established in 1939 in Mithapur in the Indian state of Gujarat, Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) is a part of the US$ 110 billion Tata Group. A global company, they serve customers across 40+ countries in five continents. They bring together their knowledge, expertise and innovation prowess to positively impact industries, consumers and farmers with their science-led products spread across three business verticals - Basic Chemistry, Consumer Products and Specialty Products.

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