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Enriching social well-being

IndianOil's CSR initiatives are an attempt to enrich the society, upholding the welfare of its members and creating a healthy and wholesome nation.

In addition to reaching essential fuels viz. kerosene, LPG, petrol, diesel, etc. to each nook and corner of the country, IndianOil has been engaged in a variety of social welfare activities across India. IndianOil's CSR activities have emphasised on the upliftment of certain key areas, including, 'Safe drinking water and protection of water resources', 'Healthcare and sanitation', 'Education and employment-enhancing vocational skills', 'Empowerment of women and socially/economically backward groups', etc. IndianOil's CSR projects are mostly undertaken in the vicinity of its establishments for improving the quality of community living, which invariably includes marginalised groups belonging to the underprivileged sections of society – Scs, STs, PHs, OBCs, etc. IndianOil, over time, has established a robust CSR legacy, which started much before the CSR legislation (Companies Act, 2013) came into force in 2014-15. For the year 2017-18, the entire budget allocation for completing the various projects was spent, thereby achieving 100 per cent budget utilisation.

IndianOil (AOD) Hospital, Digboi, Assam
Assam Oil Division Hospital, Digboi, established in 1906, is a 200-bed hospital equipped with an array of modern facilities. It caters to the population residing in the periphery of Digboi and other nearby areas of the North-East. Every year, about one lakh patients are treated at this hospital, out of which about 15 per cent are non-employee patients. This hospital registers about 4,000 patients for indoor admissions and conducts operative procedures on approximately 2,000 patients every year. Several health camps – both general and specialised – are also organised regularly by the hospital to reach out to the poor villagers in the vicinity, who have no access to medical consultations or treatment. During the year 2017-18, 14,669 non-employee patients were treated at AOD Hospital, Digboi.
Swarna Jayanti Samudaik Hospital, Mathura, UP
Swarna Jayanti Samudayik Hospital at Mathura (with 50 beds), established in 1999, provides medical treatment to residents near the Mathura Refinery. Two mobile dispensaries also frequent the villages in the nearby areas to provide free medical care to the villagers in need of medical attention. The hospital provides free treatment to the destitute and offers subsidised treatment to others. During 2017-18, 57,752 patients were treated at this Hospital, out of which, operative procedures were conducted on 767 patients.
IndianOil Assam Oil School of Nursing, Digboi, Assam
Assam Oil School of Nursing (AOSN), established in 1986, offers a three-year Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) to young girls with an intake capacity of 30 students per year. A four-year B.Sc. Nursing course was also started in 2014, with an intake capacity of 30 students per year. With this, the capacity has been doubled since 2016-17, as 60 students are being enrolled for two programs every year [30 for GNM and 30 for B.Sc.(Nursing)]. Before AOSN's inception, there was a dearth of qualified nurses in the North-East. AOSN is able to provide opportunities to young underprivileged girls to bridge this gap and simultaneously provide them with stable careers and livelihood opportunities. 410 students have successfully completed the GNM course with a 100 per cent placement record. In FY 2017-18, 59 girls were enrolled under the GNM & B.Sc. courses.
Skill Development Institute (SDI), Bhubaneswar
Skill Development Institute, Bhubaneshwar (SDI-B) was established on May 9, 2016, with an aim to provide opportunities for skilling and livelihood to the unemployed and underprivileged youth of Odisha, while simultaneously contributing skilled manpower to the industry. SDI-B started operations in two trades viz. Industrial Electrician and Welder in the pilot campus. With the increasing demand for skilled manpower in the market, SDI-B added three new courses viz. Fitter, Instrumentation and Computer Data Application (only for girls) in 2017-18. Since its inception, 284 students have successfully completed various courses and 80 per cent of them have been placed. A plan is underway to establish a permanent campus of SDI-Bhubaneswar near Taraboi, Jatni, Odisha, which will be a mega-world-class model skill academy. Once functional, about 3,000 to 4,000 youth will be trained every year in 16 regular trades pertaining to the hydrocarbon sector and local industries. The objective is to train about 40,000 youth in the next 10 years, equipped with global employability skill sets.
IndianOil Multi Skill Development Institute, Digboi, Assam
IndianOil Multi-Skill Development Institute (iMSDI), Digboi, started operations in 2014 to provide vocational skill training to local youth in various industry-linked skills and competencies. Every year, about 400 beneficiaries benefit from this project. iMSDI offers short duration courses of three months each. The target beneficiaries include unemployed/ under-employed/BPL youth of the North-East region with specific emphasis on the surrounding areas of Digboi. The short-term courses have been identified based on the job requirements of the member industries of CII, the implementing partner. During 2017-18, 237 youth were enrolled in various courses, out of which 176 students have been certified.
Shikshak Dakshata Vikas Abhiyaan, Digboi, Assam
'Shikshak Dakshata Vikas Abhiyan', a unique teacher-training program (started in the year 2014), is being organised in coordination with the District Education department of the Government of Assam. There is a dire need to encourage children to attend school regularly and a teacher can play an instrumental role in making the classrooms more engaging and interactive. This program aims to improve the soft skills of the government school teachers, so that classrooms can be more interesting for the students. This is the first attempt by a PSU in the North-East to train teachers to positively influence students. During FY 2017-18, 225 teachers have been trained.
Kaushal Vikas Kendra, Barauni, Bihar
IndianOil's Kaushal Vikas Kendra, Barauni started functioning from March 2017 with an aim to provide skill training to the youth of the Begusarai district. At present, skill training is provided in five trades viz. Plumbing, Masonry, Welding, Fitter and Electrical works. Candidates are mobilised through organised awareness camps in villages near IndianOil's Barauni Refinery. Priority is given to school dropouts and economically weaker sections of the society. Classes are organised in association with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF). After the completion of training, assessment is done through NSDC authorised agencies, after which NSDC certificates are issued to the successful candidates. During 2017-18, 448 candidates have been enrolled under various trades, out of which 341 candidates have been certified.
Sarve Santu Niramaya, Digboi, Assam
IndianOil's unique CSR initiative titled 'Sarve Santu Niramaya' (Good health to all) was launched in December 2012, to provide free health consultation and free medicines for humans as well as livestock of the villages near Digboi Refinery. This was initiated with the belief that the health of livestock is as important as that of human beings, as livestock is a key livelihood generator for the villagers. During 2017-18, 28 Sarve Santu Niramaya camps were organised, in which 3,766 human beings and 23,496 cattle/poultry were treated and vaccinated.
IndianOil Gyanodaya
IndianOil Gyanodaya Scheme was launched in 2017, with the aim to provide scholarships to students pursuing two-year regular courses in Government ITIs and three-year regular courses in Government Polytechnics, on a merit-cum-means basis, to incentivise the students to display their best performance. The scheme aims to cover 36 Government institutes (18 ITIs and 18 Polytechnics) near nine IndianOil Refinery locations. 50 students per batch are selected from each institute every year. Each student is provided with a scholarship of Rs 1000/- per month for the entire duration of their regular courses. During 2017-18, 1308 students from 30 ITIs and Polytechnics have been selected for the scholarship. During the next five years, 9000 students will benefit from this scheme.

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