SJVN handed over an ambulance to H.P. State Red Corss Society in a function held at Raj Bhawan, Shimla to mark the World Red Cross Day. The ambulance was received by His Excellency Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Achyarya Devvrat ji who is also President of H.P. State Red Cross Society. The keys of ambulance were handed over by Shri N.L. Sharma, Director (Personnel), SJVN and Shri Ganesh Dutt, Independent Director on the Board of SJVN Limited. On this occasion Shri Pushpender Rajput, Secretary to Governor who is also General Secretary of H.P. State Red Cross Society along with Shri P.S. Rana, Secretary of Society were present. From SJVN Shri D.P. Kaushal, Addl.
General Manager (CSR), Shri Bijay Prasad, Addl. General Manger (HR) and Shri Awadhesh Prasad, Senior Manager (CSR) were also present. While handing over the keys Shri N.L. Sharma, Director (Personnel), SJVN and Chairman SJVN Foundation informed His Excellency about the various CSR initiatives being carried out by SJVN Limited. He told about the Mobile Health Van scheme under which SJVN is plying 12 vans presently and various specialized health camps which are being organized by SJVN. He further informed about the project that has been undertaken for the help of patients of Muscular Dystrophy for which SJVN is assisting Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy in construction of Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Institute at Solan. He also elaborated about the project that SJVN is undertaking for Drug Abuse Awareness amongst the youth of the state.
His Excellency praised SJVN for the various welfare activities that are being carried out under CSR. While interacting with the school children, His Excellency told them about the Red Cross Society and various welfare activities being carried out by the society. He also praised the work carried out by the members of Red Cross Society who were also present on this occasion.
SJVN has made efforts to align the initiatives of Corporate Social Responsibility with the social environmental and economic needs of the society. CSR initiatives have been broadly classified into six verticals namely education & skill development, infrastructure & community asset development, health care & welfare, promotion & preservation of local culture, sports, sustainable development, assistance during natural disasters. This helped SJVN to channelize its energy and resources into the direction wherein SJVN Corporate Social Responsibility matches with the national issues of importance.
The CSR initiatives undertaken by SJVN demonstrate long term sustainability and reflect continued commitment of SJVN. The CSR programs are implemented in a manner that it ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law, ethical standards, and international norms.