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

By CSRBOX On 01 November 2021
Large 10 CSR Projects in Delhi for the Year 2020-21

One of the country’s largest urban agglomerations, Delhi sits at the Yamuna River, a tributary of the Ganga River, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Himalayas. Delhi’s position as the national capital and as a major industrial city has supported its function as a banking, wholesale-trade, and distribution centre.The presence of such major conglomerates has made Delhi a very attractive destination for CSR investments. Mapping out the same for the FY 2020-21, below are the top 10 CSR projects implemented in Delhi, India based on the CSR funds allocation of each company.

1. Name of the Company:Name of the Company:ITC Limited

Source: 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 SunehraKalSewa 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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2. Name of the Company:Asian Paints Limited

Source: 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 25.4 Cr.

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 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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3. Name of the Company:Tech Mahindra Limited

Source: Tech Mahindra Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Skill Development Infrastructure

Relevant SDG:SDG 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

Name of the Initiative: Training for Employment

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 12.01Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 104.44 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 105Cr.

Employability is the most important focus area at the Foundation with Skills-for-Market Training (SMART) as its flagship project. SMART is run in two different model programmes. One is the directly-implemented programme known as SMART Academies and the other one is the partner-implemented programme which is run in partnership with the NGOs. Under Employability, TMF trained 15,268 youth in FY21. SMART in its partner-implemented category has three sub-domains namely, SMART-Technical and SMART regular and SMART+ (for youth with disabilities). The Foundation is currently working with 90 SMART centres across its 11 locations in India. Even amidst the pandemic, the programme trained 14,394 youth with the help of the e-learning initiatives taken during the pandemic.In addition to this, directly implemented employability projects are the SMART Academies running across 5 different locations that focus on healthcare and digital technologies. TMF is setting up SMART Academies as these provide more intensive, longer duration skill training programmes, taking the idea of the SMART centres to the next level. At present, there are 7 SMART Academies offering specialised, diploma and certificate courses in Healthcare, Digital Technologies and Logistics and Supply Chain. The academies, at present, offer 13 different courses. The Academies trained 874 students in FY21.

Implementing Partners:Tech Mahindra Foundation

Brief about the Company:Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise. They are part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.

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4. Name of the Company:Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Source: Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Sub Thematic Area: COVID work, Disaster Relief & Humanitarian Support, Healthcare Donations (Ambulance, Equipments, Money Etc.)

Relevant SDG:SDG 3. Good Health and Well Being

Name of the Initiative: Covid-19 relief and recovery

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 10.43Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 28.05Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 34.09Cr.

The company provided ration to over 10,685 contract workers at all Godrej Consumer Products and Godrej Agrovet sites, and to 8,900 construction workers at Godrej Properties sites. It supported 30,169 families around Godrej Consumer Products and Godrej Agrovet sites with food and hygiene kits and area fumigation and provided food relief and/or hygiene kits to over 43,874 families across India. Godrej also supplied 96,000 meals from their global headquarters Godrej One and supported in providing 25,000 cooked meals in Mumbai. It extended monetary and/or protective supplies to state and local administrations and donated INR 6.98 crore to the PM CARES Fund. The company provided safety kits for over 46,120 people, including contract workers, Godrej Consumer Products transporters, field sales personnel and Godrej Salon Professionals and made direct cash transfers to 250 market research agents to help meet the basic needs of families.

Implementing Partner: Anant University, Jan Sahas, Dharti Sustainables, Habitat for Humanity, Rubabbai Ameeji Foundation, YUVA, Streemukti Sangathan, Vikalp Foundation, Akansha Foundation, STCI, Anudip Foundation, Akhil bhartiya Marathi Natya Parishad, Collective good Foundation, TISS, Humsafar Trust, Samarthanam, Swati, Teach to lead

Brief about the Company:Godrej Consumer Products is a leading emerging markets company. As part of the over 122-year young Godrej Group, they are fortunate to have a proud legacy built on the strong values of trust, integrity and respect for others. At the same time, they are growing fast and have exciting, ambitious aspirations. Today, their Group enjoys the patronage of 1.15 billion consumers globally, across different businesses. In line with their 3 by 3 approach to international expansion at Godrej Consumer Products, they are building a presence in 3 emerging markets (Asia, Africa, Latin America) across 3 categories (home care, personal care, hair care). They rank among the largest household insecticide and hair care players in emerging markets. In household insecticides, they are the leader in India and Indonesia and are expanding our footprint in Africa. They are the leader in serving the hair care needs of women of African descent, the number one player in hair colour in India and Sub-Saharan Africa, and among the leading players in Latin America. They rank number two in soaps in India, are the number one player in air fresheners in India and Indonesia, and a leader in wet tissues in Indonesia.

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

Source: 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 8.5881 Cr.

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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6. Name of the Company: Reliance Industries Limited

Source: Reliance Foundation

Sub Thematic Area: Education Scholarships & Fellowships

Relevant SDG:SDG 4. Quality Education

Name of the Initiative: Education Sponsorship Program

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 8Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 884 Cr.

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

The company contributed to CSR towards Scholarship and Education Support. The Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship (DAS) programme has been working towards Shri Dhirubhai Ambani’s vision of creating future leaders from India’s youth. This scholarship is awarded to meritorious students with demonstrated needs for financial support and to the specially-abled meritorious students. This year, 399 students, including 110 specially-abled children were selected to form the 18th batch of Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship Programme. Students belonging to poor families get a chance to study at the best of the corporate colleges.

Implementing Partner: Reliance Foundation

Brief about the Company: Reliance Industries is an Indian conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. 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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7. Name of the Company:Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Source: Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Sub Thematic Area: Technology, Road Safety Awareness

Relevant SDG:SDG 9. Industry Innovation and Infrastructure

Name of the Initiative: Setting up of Automated Driving Test Tracks (ADTT)

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 7.479Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 140.9Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 140.941Cr.

Under a joint initiative of Delhi Government and Maruti Suzuki to make roads safer, 9 Automated Driving Test Centres (ADTC) have been made up and running with the target to completely automate track testing at 12 centres in New Delhi. The project aims to assist the Delhi government in issuing driving licenses more efficiently, transparently and conveniently with minimal human intervention. These fully automated driving test facilities offer tracks with different formations and use access control – this enables permit entry at pre-assigned time slots along with biometric and RFID recognition system.The automated centres aim to reduce road accidents and fatalities by facilitating safe driving training before one applies for the Driving License. The use of advanced technology, including multiple high-definition cameras, helps to evaluate applicants against 20 essential driving skills which are in line with Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR). The ADTC tracks are scientifically designed and approved by the Department of Transport, Delhi Government for testing reverse parallel parking, up-gradient, Forward-8, Reverse-S, Traffic Junction, H-Track and overtaking skills for four-wheelers. The two-wheeler testing track, on the other hand, includes a serpentine track to test applicants’ manoeuvring skills, emergency braking skills as well as skills to ride on a straight ramp.Maruti Suzuki has made a sizeable investment to set up these facilities and will maintain them for the next 3 years where The Department of Transport, Delhi Government will continue to conduct driving tests and issue driving licenses to qualifying applicants at all Centres. More than 1,44,000 automated tests have been successfully conducted till December 2020 at 9 out of the 12 committed Automated Driving Test Tracks already been delivered by Maruti Suzuki India Limited.

Implementing Partner:Maruti Suzuki Foundation

Brief about the Company:Maruti Suzuki India Limited, commonly referred to as Maruti and formerly known as Maruti Udyog Limited, is an automobile manufacturer in India. It is a subsidiary of Japanese automobile and motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki. As of November 2012, it had a market share of 37% of the Indian passenger car markets. Maruti Suzuki manufactures sells a complete range of cars from the entry level Maruti 800 (discontinued), Alto, to the hatchback Ritz, Celerio, A-Star, Swift, Wagon R, Zen and sedans DeZire, Ciaz, Kizashi and SX4, in the 'C' segment Eeco, Omni, Multi-Purpose vehicle Suzuki Ertiga and Sports Utility vehicle Grand Vitara.

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8. Name of the Company:Bata India Limited

Source: 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. 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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9. Name of the Company:Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited

Source: Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

Sub Thematic Area: Sports Infrastructure, Training & Education in Sports

Relevant SDG:SDG 4. Quality Education

Name of the Initiative: Transforming the ecosystem of swimming in India

Total Expenditure on the Project: INR 5Cr.

Total Prescribed CSR in 2020-21: INR 30.517 Cr.

Actual CSR spent in 2020-21: INR 49.2285Cr.

The Glenmark Aquatic Foundation (GAF) aims to support competitive swimming in India to elevate India’s performance at the global level. Glenmark Aquatic Foundation runs three swimming high performance centres at Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. On account of the pandemic, these centres were operational for a few months in line with Government regulations. No major swimming meet (competition) was held during the year. During FY 2020-21 the Foundation actively engaged with swimmers and coaches through a series of customized online lectures with globally renowned coaches. It also partnered with FINIS and American Swim Coaches Association to roll out bilingual online coach education program- the first of its kind to be available in both Hindi and English.GAF supported Kushagra Rawat to train in the USA with an eye towards qualifying for the Olympics in 2021. GAF has extended its current partnership for the SAI Glenmark TIDM program in Delhi with Sports Authority of India till 2025.

Implementing Partners:Glenmark Aquatic Foundation

Brief about the Company:Glenmark was founded with a vision to emerge as a leading integrated research-based, global pharmaceutical company. Over the decades, we have established ourselves as a leading player in the discovery of new molecules both NCEs (New Chemical Entity) and NBEs (New Biological Entity). They have several molecules in various stages of pre-clinical and clinical development and are primarily focused in the areas of Oncology, Respiratory and Dermatology. Their branded generics business has a significant presence in markets across emerging economies including India. The generics business services the requirements of developed markets like US and Western Europe. Their API business sells products in over 80 countries including the US, various countries in the EU, South America and India.

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