To demonstrate the core values of Care & Trust, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Southern Region Pipelines (SRPL) is reaching out to the water scarce Pipeline RoW villages in backward districts of Tamilnadu through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In Pudukottai District, IOCL has conducted baseline survey for 11 villages and based on the need analysis 2 villages namely Mandaiyur & Easwarankoil, which were identified for their need of drinking water as they fetch water from farther distances . Accordingly based on the study, IOCL, SRPL has provided 2 nos. of Borewells, constructed 2 nos of 30000 L Over Head Water Tanks and laid more than 2 Km piping network and delivery taps near to the households with a total project cost of Rs. 40 Lakh.
On 25.1.2018, the drinking water CSR project been dedicated to the community by Shri S. Ganesh, IAS, The District Collector, Pudukottai & Sh. D.S. Nanaware, Executive Director (SRPL) in a grand function participated by villagers from both the villages. This project was formally handed over to the communities at Mandaiyur & Easwarankoil villages in the august presence of Senior District officials, Police officials, Block & village officials. IOCL officials, Sh. S. Sunder, Chief General Manager (O), SRPL, Chennai, Sh. S.S. Chourasia, DGM(O), SRPL, Trichy & Sh. P. Rama Kishore, DGM (CSR), SRPL, Chennai were present during the function and they have interacted with the district officials & beneficiaries. The water network in both the villages reaches directly near to 200 households and indirectly it caters to the entire of village of more than 4000 population
ED (SRPL) in his address has stated that IOCL is always committed towards the society and the villagers are direct stake holders of the corporation. District Collector, Pudukottai, Sh. S. Ganesh, IAS in his address has lauded efforts of IOCL, in bringing water near the households and further he ensured that the necessary operation and maintenance shall be taken up by the respective villages / blocks. Further he elaborated the benefits of oil pipelines and how pipelines are protecting environment by avoiding truck / train movements. He reaffirmed that IOCL is a PSU and everyone is part of it, we shall provide assistance to them whenever required along the pipeline. The villagers from the two villages have expressed their happiness and stated that the water availability reduces their day to day toil.
Project Director, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Pudukottai & Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Pudukkottai have thanked IOCL for its commitment towards society.
Posted Date : 26-10-18
Categories : CSR