CSR
  Corporate Social Responsibility
  Integrated Development project, Bhiwadi, Haryana
  Integrated Programme for Education, Micro Financing & Vocational Training
  Health
  Livelihood
  Education
 
PROGRAMMES : CSR
 
Corporate Social Responsibility
Project Name: Sampark
Project Area: Sri Gopal Paper Mill and 6 neighbouring locations (4 urban slums and 2 villages) in Yamunanagar District, Haryana
Funding Agencies: Ballarpur Industries Ltd.
Project Duration: February 2004-2007
Overall Goal: To enable the Company, Ballarpur Industries Limited, Unit: Shri Gopal Paper Mill, Yamunanagar to fulfil its social responsibilities by partnering with SARD whereby a tangible and long lasting positive changes are made to the lives of the concerned neighbouring communities and thus enhancing the image of the Company
Objectives: To improve the company’s image in the Sri Gopal Paper Mill’s catchment area
  To increase the well-being of Sri Gopal Paper Mill employees (permanent & contract), their families, suppliers and distributors
  To undertake development initiatives in areas of health, vocational training & income generation to assist the most disadvantaged of community members
  To plan strategic engagement with marginalized business partners to improve business practices
Strategies: SARD would Form apolitical Community Based Organizations and constitute Self Help Groups and Youth Groups in the village to the development of the village related issues and facilitate the process of community mobilization, awareness generation, resource mobilization etc.
  Functioning of bridge schools for non-starter/drop out mainly girls and capacity building of government school teachers
  Setting up of an village library cum information centres (with a possible support from Rajiv Gandhi Foundation) to act as the nodal centre for SARD’s information Education Communication- (IEC) initiatives
  SARD would be forming a Project Steering Committee and will organize an interface meeting with concerned stakeholders to establish mutual know-how and effective service delivery on quarterly basis distribution of IEC material provided by DSACS and UNSCO
  Meeting regularly with local leaders (e.g. government officials, business people and community representatives) to coordinate activities and share information
  Building capacities of stakeholders in areas of Health, income generation, Natural resource management and Education
Primary Stakeholders: 1,899 Sri Gopal Mill permanent employees & their families; 657 Sri Gopal Mill contract labourers; 2 transport companies and their truckers; farmers, women and youth residing in 2 villages and 4 urban slums.
Other Stakeholders: Government Departments (e.g. NABARD, DC, DRDA, DUDA, Public Health, Agriculture, Horticulture, NACO, and Jan Shikshan Nilayam); NGOs (e.g. Partners in Change); Industries and business associations (e.g. Saraswati Sugar Mills, Hero Honda, CII, PHD Chamber of Commerce); Resource Agencies (e.g. ILO, Global Health Initiative-WEF, WHO and UNDP)
Integrated Development project, Bhiwadi, Haryana
Project Name: Integrated Development project, Bhiwadi, Haryana
Project Area: 4 villages surrounding the SRF Factory
Funding Agencies: SRF
Project Duration: 2005 to 2006
Overall Goal: To address the educational needs of the community by ensuring quality education and thereby contribute to the overall development of the Children
Objectives: To understand and develop initiatives in areas of Health, Vocational training & Income generation to assist the most disadvantaged for community members.
  To facilitate alliance building between NGOs, Private and Public sectors organizations to advocate and lobby to facilitate the creation of a community specific action plan for young people in the context of HIV/AIDS and contribute to policy development at District, State and National level.
  Ensure overall development of primary school children in village primary schools by extending to them innovative and joyful learning curriculum
Strategies: SARD would Form apolitical Community Based Organizations and constitute Self Help Groups and Youth Groups in the village to the development of the village related issues and facilitate the process of community mobilization, awareness generation, resource mobilization etc.
  Functioning of bridge schools for non-starter/drop out mainly girls and capacity building of government school teachers
  Setting up of an village library cum information centres (with a possible support from Rajiv Gandhi Foundation) to act as the nodal centre for SARD’s information Education Communication- (IEC) initiatives
  SARD would be forming a Project Steering Committee and will organize an interface meeting with concerned stakeholders to establish mutual know-how and effective service delivery on quarterly basis distribution of IEC material provided by DSACS and UNSCO
  Meeting regularly with local leaders (e.g. government officials, business people and community representatives) to coordinate activities and share information
  Building capacities of stakeholders in areas of Health, income generation, Natural resource management and Education
Primary Stakeholders: Selected beneficiary from neighbouring village communities (Jhiwana and Khujuriwas; Sri Ram Fibres management.& SARD
Other Stakeholders: Leading industries and business forums
  Government departments (DPEP, NABARD, Public health, agriculture, horticulture, and Janshikshan Sansthan, Delhi
  Resource Agencies (Bodh Shiksha Samiti)
  Local NGOs and social service organizations
Networking: Department of Education, University of Delhi, DPEP- Alwar, and State Resource Centre- Jaipur
Monitoring: Surveys and reports
Achievements: Staff is in place
  Need assessment of govt. school teachers have been done
  Exposure visit for local stakeholders have been planned
Integrated Programme for Education, Micro Financing & Vocational Training
Project Name: “To strengthen the deprive population of Baran for self-reliance”
Project Area: Baran district of Rajasthan especially three blocks-Kishanganj, Mangrol and Anta
Funding Agencies: ITC Ltd.
Project Duration: 2005 to 2008
Overall Goal: To Strengthen the deprived population of Baran district in Rajasthan for self reliance
Objectives: To bring a qualitative change in the lives of landless labourer and other deprived communities in Baran District of Rajasthan
Strategies: Run Quality Education Centres in project area to enrol non-starters and prepare them for entrance to formal schools
  Provide inputs, support and training to government schools and teachers in project area to improve quality of education in formal schools.
  Build community based organizations to facilitate positive social change in the area of education.
  Build a strong network of stakeholders (Community, Panchayat, Education officials, School teachers, Religious Leaders, Parents, NGOs) to share learning and coordinate their education-related activities.
  Build capacity of all stakeholders and institutions to ensure sustainability of changes initiated by the program.
  Conduct and disseminate research to increase visibility and influence policy implementation at the local level and shape it at the state and national levels.

Develop a strong participatory monitoring and evaluating system to improve program implementation.
  Run Quality Education Centres in project area to enrol non-starters and prepare them for entrance to formal schools
Primary Stakeholders: Landless Labourers, Woman, youth and E Chaupal Sanchalaks
Other Stakeholders: Village communities, Community Based Organizations, Panchayat Samiti, Zilla Parishad, District Primary Education Program (DPEP) & school teachers
Networking: NABARD, SSA_DPEP, Agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry department
Monitoring: Management Information System to track and measure the progress of the project