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Parijat Industries empowers rural youth to live their dream

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 July 2017, 17:32 IST
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a worldwide concept, accepted and practiced globally.

CSR activities align a company's social and environmental activities with its business purpose and values.

Being a socially responsible corporate citizen, Parijat Industries India Pvt. Ltd. has effectively extended its goodwill towards communities in different locations through various community projects.

CSR activities of Parijat Industries reflect its commitment to create an impact on communities through every project it undertakes.

The CSR vision of Parijat Industries continues to actively contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the communities by providing sustainable solutions. Parijat's social initiatives cater to the fields of education, creating livelihoods, agriculture, environment, health and sanitation, rural development, sports and exploring our intangible cultural heritage.

Parijat Urja Chakra (PUC) was started in 2013 with the mission to empower the villages of Ambala, Haryana under the CSR initiative of Parijat Industries Pvt. Ltd. Constantly aiming at providing holistic development to the children of the villages through education, music, sports and skill development; PUC runs projects in collaboration with NIIT Foundation to enhance the employability skills and personality of the rural youth.

PUC is essentially a computer training centre, that provides both career and non-career courses, to help enhance the employability skills and personality of the rural youth entering the job market. Career courses include, data entry, tally and F&B course for students of class 12th and above; and non-career courses include certificate courses in basic and professional IT elements and social networks. Non-career courses are generally taken up by children between 12-17 years.

A robust program of soft skills engagement by Anand Foundation, another great social initiative from Parijat Industries, go hand in hand to augmenting skill development courses offered by NIIT Foundation at Parijat Urja Chakra. These include music, sports, reading and public speaking. Also, a network of badminton courts is being built at government schools in Ambala. Provision of clean drinking water in government schools in Ambala, is another great initiative by Anand Foundation (AF).

AF's art internships have been enhancing the students learning and development experiences outside the academic setting. These internships aim at not only building an array of young minds appreciating diversity and intangible cultural heritage but also explore the community they thrive in.

Parijat Industries' social initiatives cater to not only the fields of education, but also contribute to environment. Plantation drives are regularly conducted across various locations in India in alliance with Plantology, led by Mrs. Radhika Anand in collaboration with the NSG, under the umbrella of mission "Falvan-fruit for all". More than 1,85,000 trees have been planted till date.

"Parijat's CSR dovetails into its core philosophy of the doctrine of care for all its stakeholders. As such our CSR has only extended an existing ethos in the company." - Vikram Anand, Director

Despite being a young mid-sized organization, Parijat Industries India Pvt. Ltd. has effectively extended its goodwill towards communities in different locations through various community projects. CSR activities of Parijat Industries reflect its commitment to create an impact on communities through every project it undertakes.

Their vision continues to actively contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the communities by providing sustainable solutions. The Parijat group of companies offers international quality agrochemical products ethically produced and sourced, in over 70 countries worldwide. Farmers worldwide are being served by building global partnerships, supplying quality cost-effective crop protection chemicals for the last 10 years.

-ANI

First published: 19 July 2017, 17:32 IST
 
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