WCL contributes Rs 1.5 cr for providing food to homeless
WCL has contributed a total amount of Rs 1.5 crores for providing food support to the poor and homeless in its command area during the present COVID-19 crisis
CSR Watch Bureau
April 04, 2020
Nagpur: Western Coalfields Limited
(WCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), as a good gesture under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, has contributed a total amount of Rs 1.5 crores for providing food support to the poor and homeless in its command area during the present Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. WCL operates in Nagpur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal Districts of Maharashtra and Betul, Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh. The company has earmarked Rs 25 lakhs for each of these five districts, in its command area. The contribution will be utilized through the concerned district collector for providing relief kit consisting of items such as salt, haldi powder, mirch powder, dhania powder, edible oil, sugar, tea powder, poha, rava, besan, tuar dal, soap, potato, onion, etc., to be distributed among the poor and homeless in and around these districts.
WCL operates through its 10 areas spread over these five districts. In order to cater to the needs of homeless residing nearer to the mines, the company has earmarked about Rs 2.5 lakhs each to the 10 areas for giving immediate relief by providing food to such people. In addition, employees and their family are also contributing voluntarily to help the needy people of the areas. Such activities of providing food to the poor and homeless have already been started since last one week in all the 10 areas as well as in and around WCL headquarter Nagpur. Drinking water, “Coal Neer” has been provided free of cost to the Police personnel deployed on duty in Nagpur Area. Similarly, face masks have also been distributed to the needy persons in and around the command area of WCL
Jhankar Mahila Mandal contributes Rs 1 lakh in "PM Cares Fund"
Jhankar Mahila Mandal, Nagpur has donated Rs one Lakh in PM Cares Fund to fight Coronavirus. On the initiative of Smt. Anita Mishra, president & office bearers of Jhankar Mahila Mandal donation was given through cheque. It is to be mentioned here that Jhankar Mahila Mandal always rises at the time of need & crisis in-country or society.
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