Major CSR projects
ONGC as a leading Maharatna of the nation has set a benchmark continuously for the last two years by achieving 100% utilization of CSR budget which has been to the tune of over Rs 500 Crore each year. This reflects ONGC’s commitment as a responsible Corporate Citizen of giving back to the society in equal measure.
ONGC’s leadership has ensured that as per the Government’s mandate, 33% of the CSR budget is spent on Swachh Bharat projects. Further, 65.90% of the projects in the last three years were implemented in the priority focus area of Education and Health Care.
As per directives of NitiAyog, ONGC has identified 20 Aspiration districts and is committed to raise the social and economic condition of these districts by implementing strategic CSR projects. Projects worth more than Rs 31 Cr has been successfully implemented till FY 2018-19.
In the year 2018-19 alone, ONGC has implemented more than 4000 projects covering every nook and corner of the country. A few proud achievements of the company that have brought a positive impact to the society in focus areas of Health Care, Education, Skill Development, Swachh Bharat and Rural Development are given below:
Health Care initiative
A 300 bed Multi-Speciality for the underprivileged
Your company has taken up a mega CSR initiative towards addressing the health care concerns of people in theNortheast by setting up a Multi-Speciality Hospital in Sivasagar, Assam. The services of the first Phase of the 300 bed hospital has been opened for public in the first week of March 2019. The hospital which is to be completed in three phases at a cost of Rs 313 Cr is expected to benefit more than one lakh patients in a year.
The Highlights of the hospital:
- 300 beds Multi-Specialty hospital coming up in three phases
- The services of 1st phase of the hospital with 50 beds commenced from March 1, 2019
- Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidakiya Pratisthan, Aurungabad,a Charitable organization who has more than 28 years of experience in Health Care sector primarily through charitable aspects,is the Construction Management Operating Partner of the hospital
- The Outpatient Department (OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD) charges is much lesser than the market rates and further additional discounts would be extended to BPL families
- Presently, there are 2 Operation theatres, 4 General wards, 5 Private VIP Rooms, 1 Dialysis unit with 4 beds, Dental OPD, Pharmacy, Ultrasound, X Ray, etc
A Cancer Institute at Nagpur
At Nagpur, ONGC supported for setting up of National Cancer Institute, a 455 bedded quaternary care oncology centre. The institute will provide world-class oncology treatment facility at affordable rates to the general public of Central India. The state of the art radio diagnostic equipment and construction of the first floor and ground floor of the institute has been funded by ONGC. More than 10,000 people have benefited through this project up to April 2019.
An Exclusive Door Step Medical Treatment for the Elderly
ONGC is taking up medical treatment to the door step for the elderly in the remotest villages of our country. 31 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) have been engaged in 9 states catering to the needs of 371 villages”. In FY 2018-19, 592301 nos. of treatments have been extended to 17260 nos. of patients / beneficiaries.
ONGC – MRPL Lady Goschen Hospital, Mangalore
The Lady Goschen Hospital established in 1849, at the heart of Mangalore City is the only hospital in entire Konkon region which provides exclusive pre-natal and post natal care. At an average 500 women are admitted and treated for pre/ post-natal care every month. The 167 year old hospital building was in a dilapidated condition and due to the increased inflow of patients. Hence there was an urgent need for additional facilities. District Administration of Mangalore approached ONGC for financial support to start a new wing in the hospital campus. ONGC extended financial support of Rs.12.78 Cr towards construction of new ‘ONGC-MRPL Wing’ for Government Lady Goschen Hospital, Mangalore. The new hospital building has been inaugurated in February 2019.
An initiative towards visually impaired
17522 patients were treated in 62 eye screening camps organized across India, where 2579 cataract operations were performed by expert doctors and 11313 spectacles were distributed in 20 districts across the country through a specialized agency in FY 2018-19. Further more than 1000 visually disabled adult where provided with smart sensor based navigation sticks in Ahmedabad.
Strengthening Trimurti Hospital
Trimurti Hospital Balwa located in around 30 kms from Ahmedabad has been supported by your company with medical equipment and infrastructure for a 10 bedded ICU and State of the Art operation theatre to deal with complex medical conditions and trauma patients with serious injuries. The hospital caters to patients suffering from heart diseases, serious lung disease, cancer and road accident victims, extending its services to around 100km radius of low socio-economic area.
Upgrading Medical Infrastructure facilities in Kerala
ONGC fundeda project for up gradation and renovation of Sree Sudheendra Medical Mission hospital located at Ernakulam Kerala. The ICU and CCU at the ground floor, four OTs and six rooms in first floor and renovation of fourth floor (with 43 rooms) had been completed through support from ONGC. The hospital caters to 300 OPDs per day and 150 minor and major operations in a month.
Swachh Bharat and Environment preservation Initiative
Ensuring Clean Drinking Water Facilities across India by Installing:
- 2309 nos. of tube well and hand pump
- 121 nos. of Water RO’s
- 26 nos. of Water ATM’s
Open Defecation Free (ODF) Initiative:
33,662 nos. IHHL, 412 nos. school toilets and 43 nos. community toilets have been constructed across the country with an objective to facilitate declaration of ODF village.
At Tripura, your company signed an agreement with the State Govt. for construction of20833 dysfunction IHHL to help declare Tripura, an Open Defecation Free State.
Clean Himalayas Initiatives
ONGC is among the first company to have undertaken a cleaning initiative in the high mountain peak of Himalayas. In FY- 2018-19, nine cleaning initiatives / expeditions had been undertaken in partnership with Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) and the teams succeeded in bringing down 130 tons of garbage for eco-friendly disposal.
Reviving the Ancient River Saraswati
10 deep water tube wells were drilled along the ancient Paleo channel of River Saraswati, with an intention to revive the ancient river. The project implemented in association with WAPCOS has ensured drinking water and irrigation facilities in 10 villages of Harayana State.
Restoration and Beautification of Public Places and Heritage Structure
At Varanasi, 4 ancient Kunds namely DurgaKund, LaxhmiKunds, LatBhairavKund and Karim Kundshave been restored by your company in partnership with NBCC. At Ahmedabad Siddhi Sayeed Mosque has been adopted for upkeep and beautification for a period of one year.
Ensuring Clean and Sustainable Street Lightning Solution in Remote Villages
The remote villages of our country where there is no access to regular electricity, ONGC has successfully installed 36,597 nos. solar street lights.
Cleaning of Sabarmati River Bank
A 5km stretch of Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad has been completely cleaned by collecting 579 tons of garbage. It is planned to give a complete facelift to the area by planting 50000 saplings. The project is implemented with support from Dristi Foundation, Irrigation Department and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
Project Sakhi – Promoting Menstrual Hygiene through Sanitary Vending Machine
‘Project Sakhi – a ray of hope’, is a Swachh Bharat Initiative implemented at Sivasagar towards ensuring menstruation hygiene for the girl child. This initiative aims to foster better and scientific Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) for girl students and was jointly implemented by District Administration, Sivasagar, UNICEF & ONGC. The project will benefit 7000 students from 13 Government Girls High Schools of Sivasagar District, Sivasagar Girls College and 4 Co-ed Institutions, including KV, AdarshVidyalaya and DPS Schools of Nazira & Sivasagar. Further at Hazira, another similar project was implemented where eco-friendly Ashudhhinashaks (Incinerators) were provided to 118 schools.
Green Sole – A Unique Initiative for Providing Shoes to the Underprivileged
Through this initiative, used shoes donated by ONGC employees and others were remoulded and transformed into new footwear for school going students belonging to underprivileged families. The pilot project was first undertaken at Hazira and later replicated in Delhi. 22101 underprivileged children from Darigbad (Odisha), Lallitpur(Uttar Pradesh) and Nizamabad (Telangana) villages were benefited through this project. The project was implemented in partnership with KandhamalZillaSabuja Vaidya Sangathan&Greensole Foundation.
Bio-CNG Plant at Haridwar
ONGC has undertaken an unique initiative in Haridwar to convert cow dung to useful fuel and value added products by setting up Bio-CNG cum Fertilizer & Bottling Plant at Haridwar. The plant is being run by the largest Gaushala in Uttarakhand and is helping to maintain clean hygienic waste management in the Gaushala premises. It is facilitating availability of clean environment to the local population of Haridwar and also helping in protecting the fauna i.e. 2200 non-milching cows at Gaushala by way of making the Gaushala self-sustaining from the revenue generated from the project. The plant is also producing organic solid and liquid fertilizers which are distributed among the local farmers thereby promoting organic farming.
An Informal School with a Single Teacher
970 Ekal Vidyalayas have been supported by your company in different parts of the country with an objective to provide informal education to children who could not avail formal education due to various reasons.
An Engineering Entrance Coaching Institute
“ONGC Super 30”Sivasagar(Assam) trains 30 students belonging to economically weaker families to get admission in premier engineering institute of the country. In the last five years 145 students has been benefited through this initiative.
Development of education Infrastructure in Northeast
School Education is one of the main focus for ONGC in Northeast. At many schools in Assam and Tripura the enrollment of students have increased but there are not enough classrooms to accommodate the students. ONGC supported 35 schools and colleges in remote locations of Assam and Tripura for up gradation of the education infrastructure to enrol more number of students.
Promoting Samskrit Language
With an objective to revive the ancient Samskrit language, ONGC has partnered with Samskrit Promotion Foundation for developing Sanskrit content for all classes of CBSE schools, translating and publishing text book of different subjects to samskrit, developing online portal, organizing Sambadshala, training of teachers and many more such initiatives. All contents developed through this project are available in www.samskritpromotion.in
Accommodation Facilities for Economically Weaker Meritorious Students of Karnataka
Your company, funded the project for construction of a hostel building at Tapas P.U.College, Bangalore for accommodation of students of Karnataka. Every year 200 meritorious students belonging to poor families will get accommodation in this hostel for pursuing higher education and coaching to get admission to engineering colleges. This project has been implemented through Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra.
Skill Development Initiative
A Skill Development Institute in Ahmedabad,
Skill Development Institute at Ahmedabad has been started as a part of Petroleum Section Skill Initiative. 780 youth are currently undergoing training in 9 different trades. All these youth are expected to be gainfully employed once the training is complete. Earlier, all 90 youth trained under this program were gainfully employed. ADS Foundation is the implementing partner for this skill development initiative.
Empowering the Youth of Jammu & Kashmir
Until a few years ago, youth of Baramulla in Jammu & Kashmir, were looked down upon for stone pelting, but in the last two years the scenario in the valley has changed because of skill development projects ONGC has undertaken with active support from Indian Army. Through these skill development initiatives, 300 boys were trained in retail sales and hospitality and another 60 girls were trained in fashion designing and cutting & sewing. REACHA, a Delhi based NGO is the implementing partner for this project.
Project Green Hub
This unique initiative is for training of 20 youth every year in wildlife videography and documentation. In the last three years, 60 youth trained under this program were gainfully engaged and successfully working in the field of wildlife and environment conservation. Few of the students have even won international awards. The Green Hub centre is also the recipient of Manthan award which is for usingtechnology in Preservation and Conservation of Wildlife and Bio Diversity.
Empowering women of Assam through Water Hyacinth craft
Women of Sivasagar district in Assam are trained in water Hyacinth craft to become self –sustainable. Out of the 50 women trained, 20 have become trainers and further 5 have been trained in advance design at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad to become master trainers.
Skilling in Wielding and Gas Cutting
120 youth from Assam were trained in Welding and Gas gutting through Welding Institute of India at Sivasagar. Majority of the trainees are gainfully employed in reputed companies after completion of the course while theremaining were engaged in local industry.
Job Oriented Training in Hospitality for Youth of Northeast and Uttarakhand
40 youth from Assam and Uttarakhand were selected to undergo a specialized residential training program at Delhi with 100% job guarantee. After successful training, these youth belonging to economically weaker families were absorbed invarious hotelindustry.
Skill Development in Plastic Technology
500 youth belonging to socially and economically weaker section of the society from Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan and Delhi were trained through CIPET in plastic technology.95% employment was ensured for the youth who have undergone this training program.
ONGC CSR Footprints in Villages of Arunachal Pradesh
For developing the rural infrastructure of Arunachal Pradesh, ONGC has taken up intervention in the field of education, health care and community development. Funding was extended for construction of a B Ed College at Nirjuliand a girls hostel at Naharlagun. Financial assistance was provided for Ambulances and X-Ray machines for upgrading the health care infrastructure of two rural community health centres in Papum Pare district. At the newly formed Lower Siang Districts two Ambulances were provided in two remote blocks. At Upper Subansiri115 Solar Street Lights were installed and support extended for construction of 10 community centres. At West Siang District, ONGC supported for X- Ray Machine, Ultra Sound Machine,Dental X- Ray machine, Ambulances and other equipment for up gradation of Aalo Govt. Hospital and Basar CHC besides funding for construction of school building, toilets, teachers quarter and 10 community centres. In Ziro, funding was provided for Ultra Sound Machine, X – Ray machine and Ambulance for Ziro Govt. Hospital and construction of a school building.
An Organic Farming Training Centre
This project was formulated to promote organic farming through training and capacity building at Tandur and Vikarabad Mandal of Telangana. The entire infrastructure facilities has been set up with funding from ONGC. The project will benefit to about 3500 farmers, 200 students and consumers in general by way of promoting organic farming.
Solar Electrification of Rural Household
The residents of Narayanpur Rail Basti Village in Silchar District of Cachar District (Assam) were facing hardship for decades because of non-availability of electricity. Through this project two village women were trained for six months on all components of solar electrification at BarefootCollege. Upon completion of their training program these two ladies have set up the entire solar electrification of every house in the village. Henceforth, the entire village will have solar powered electricity with all repair and maintenance done by the two ladies.
Documentation Centre at Roing in Arunachal Pradesh
The state of Arunachal Pradesh is bestowed with abundance natural resources and bio- diversity. The local tribal population, over the years had developed various traditional ways of cultivation, handicraft, cooking recipes, etc which are unique and precious. With a vision to preserve this rich heritage of the tribal lifestyle of the state, ONGC has funded the project for setting up of a documentation centre at Roing, in Lower Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh.
Initiative in Aspirational Districts
ONGC is taking up large scale CSR projects in 20 Aspirational Districtsof the country. At Dahod District in Gujarat, multiple interventions have been undertaken after carrying out a detailed need assessment survey. These interventions spread across seven talukas of Dahod in the field of safe drinking water, irrigation, rural development, construction of IHHL, developing Anganwadis , smart digital classes and many more projects. The details of the projects are:
- Digital education for 532 schools
- Construction of 19 check dams
- Construction of 5 community tube wells
- Construction of 5 community wells
- Integrated Agri diary with farming model projects for marginal farmers in 5 villages
- Construction of toilets in 60 Anganwadis
- Construction of IHHLs in 8 villages in first phase
- Construction of 50 no.s of Anganwadis
- Repair of 7 check dams constructed during 1990s.
The focus in all other aspirational districts, are mainly in the field of education and health care. The projects are undertaken after consultation with the District Administration. At Bokaro, interventions are towards construction of toilets, solar street lights, hand pumps and skill development. At other locations, similar projects have already been taken up and there are plans to take up major projects in the next financial year.