IRCON providing Cold Chain equipments to support COVID -19 vaccination programme under CSR initiative CSR
IRCON has supplied a total number of 44 deep freezers (small) and 1 walk-in freezer to the Department of Family and welfare at Delhi for the enhancement of the medical services.
New Delhi: Ircon International Limited (IRCON), a Miniratna (Category-I) Schedule A, Public Sector Enterprises has always come forward to help society with its CSR initiatives. IRCON is always committed to nation-building and societal development.
When the whole world is facing the COVID-19 pandemic situation, IRCON came forward and supported the COVID -19 vaccination programme of the Government of India by adding the cold chain equipment infrastructure required for vaccination of the people across the country. IRCON has supplied a total number of 44 deep freezers (small) and 1 walk-in freezer to the Department of Family and welfare at Delhi for the enhancement of the medical services. Earlier, IRCON had also contributed Rs.20.50 crore (including employees’ contribution of Rs.51 Lakh) to PM-CARES Fund to support the Government of India in fighting COVID-19.
IRCON had already contributed Rs.20 Crores in 2020 & 2021 in PM CARES Fund to support the Government of India in fighting COVID-19.
IRCON, has always taken initiative through various CSR activities in the improvement of rural infrastructures, transportation facilities, health care of underprivileged sections of the society which encompasses education, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities in schools as well as in hospitals or adoption of environment-friendly technologies, etc.
Under its CSR initiatives, during the year 2020-21, Ircon has set up 3 sanitary napkin manufacturing units in the Baramulla district of Jammu & Kashmir, Ranchi district of Jharkhand, and Nuapada district of Odisha. The Company has funded education for 100 Tribal students at Kalinga Institute of Social Science School in Bhubaneswar Orissa. Rooh is another initiative to educate the women of rural areas and empower them with skill training which enabled them to lead a life with confidence and at par. Ircon also developed a training center for 240 underprivileged women in Ghaziabad for imparting skill development in Cutting & Tailoring, Beauty Culture and Computer Operation so that they can become employable and income generators and lead a better life. These initiatives helped in generating income and improving health and hygiene of rural women and also helped the trainees in enhancing the soft skills and entrepreneurship.
Dr. S. K Chaudhary, CMD, Ircon International Ltd., said “Ircon believes in building nation, needless to say that this CSR initiatives is directly related to the economic growth of the country. The more opportunities and support we create to these underprivileged sections of society we can build a better nation”
About Ircon International Limited (https://www.ircon.org/; BSE: 541956; NSE: IRCON)
Ircon International Limited is a Miniratna (Category - I) Schedule A Public Sector Enterprise and a leading turnkey Construction Company in the public sector known for quality, commitment and consistency in terms of performance. The core competence of IRCON is in Railways, Highways & Extra High Tension substation engineering and Construction. The company has executed projects operated in the areas of Railway construction including ballast less track, electrification, tunneling, signal & telecommunication as well as leasing of locos, construction of roads, highways, commercial, industrial & residential buildings and complexes, airport runway and hangars, metro and mass rapid transit system, etc. IRCON has widespread operations in several states in India and other countries (Malaysia, Nepal, Bangladesh, South Africa, Algeria and Sri Lanka). Company has completed more than 128 projects in25 countries across the globe and 390 projects in various states in India.
Posted Date : 09-04-21
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