Sambalpur: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has intensified sanitization operations in its residential colonies and peripheral villages in the coalfields of Odisha. All mining areas of MCL, spread over in Angul, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh districts of the state, have launched sanitization operations in office premises as well as peripheral villages.
Besides manual sanitation in the townships and peripheral areas, company has pressed into service ‘fog cannons’, fire tenders and even tractor mounted tanker with pumps to sanitise townships and peripheral settlements. With an internal task force headed by a General Manager-level officer and round the clock helplines at Corporate office and both Ib Valley and Talcher coalfields, MCL is diligently extending support to the local administration in fight against corona virus.
Coal India’s subsidiary has already distributed 29,000 masks to its employees and contractors’ workers engaged in coal mining while 90,000 are in the process of procurement for further distribution. Company has also distributed sanitizers among its workforce. Reaffirming its commitment to the peripheral settlements around its operational areas, MCL is distributing under CSR 3,73,622 face masks along with 19,600 sanitiser bottles to the peripheral people and ‘Covid warriors’ of nearby areas.
The company is providing health and food kit combos to 600 landless people and stranded migrant families of Jujumura (Sambalpur), Chhendipada (Angul), Lepripada (Sundargarh), and Lakhanpur (Jharsuguda) blocks through its ongoing ‘Utthan’ project of Community development being implemented by BAIF. It is also assisting operationalisation of a migrant shelter home established by the administration at Topria UP school in the State border of Sundargath district.
Posted Date : 16-04-20
Categories : CSR