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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)

While business dominates our economic agenda, our after profit activities are powered by our sense of social, civic and environmental responsibilities.

Social Responsibility Vision

The vision of Royal Castor Products Limited (RCPL) social responsibility is to see healthy, happy and well-educated children who grow up to be contributing citizens of the country. RCPL directs its CSR towards Sustainable crop production to enhance yield, child health and nutrition, education, and sanitation with the belief that farmers and children are the future of the country and if we invest in them, we are, in real terms, investing in the growth of the country.

Our Focus Area:

Our rural development activities have span six key areas and our single-minded goal here is to help to build model villages that can stand on their own feet. Our focus areas are as follows:

  • 1. Sustainability
  • 2. Sanitation drive
  • 3. Promoting education
  • 4. Mobile medical van
  • 5. Safe drinking water
  • 6. Facilities for old age homes

(1) Sustainability

Sustainable crop production provides opportunities for optimizing crop production per unit area, taking into consideration the range of sustainability aspects including potential and/or real social, political, economic and environmental impacts.

Sustainable crop production aims are to maximize options for crop production intensification through the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Vision

Higher productivity per hectare will insulate farmers from price fluctuations and sustained their interest to grow Castor Seed.

The Background Work

RCPL closely working with Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA), farmers, agricultural experts and other castor oil industrial experts.

• Farmers were provided with free of cost kits containing seeds, fertilizers and other agri inputs with cost saving guidance by the experts.

• Closely monitored crops and melas arranged for best farm practice education.

• Best farm practices for castor seed book distributed to more than 1000 farmers.

• Best farmers have been encouraged by facilitating during Castor conferences

(2) Sanitation drive

Cleanliness and hygiene have emerged as the critical areas in India for ensuring all-round development of the country. The government has stressed upon the importance of cleanliness through the nation-wide Swachh Bharat Mission.

Vision

The vision of RCPL social responsibility is to see healthy, happy and well-educated children who grow up to be contributing citizens of the country. RCPL directs its CSR towards child health and nutrition, education, and sanitation with the belief that children are the future of the country and if we invest in them, we in real terms, investing in the growth of the country.

The Background Work

Our teams that regularly interact with the children and school staff, and realised the following challenges were faced by the children in the absence of proper toilets –
• Lack of discipline and orderliness as children would walk out of the school in search of toilets
• Drop in school attendance, especially by the girl children

RCPL initiated a sanitation drive in government schools in Sabarkantha district wherein the company built toilets. The initiative was also taken to address the challenge especially faced by girl children, who would skip school because of the lack of proper toilets.

(3) Promoting education

RCPL Provides scholarships to students to support pursue their education.

RCPL strongly believes in educating youth of the nation. We facilitate education by providing need / merit-based scholarships to children / students.

RCPL in CSR activities by constructing & renovating school buildings, providing free note books and sweater /school dresses to students, rewarding the meritorious with scholarships, building remedial centers and spreading awareness about the need for computer education in local area where company situated. This program has helped to improve the pass percentage of students and reduced the drop-out rates.

(4) Mobile medical van

Healthy life is the fundamental right of every living being. We have taken an initiative of Mobile Medical Van (M M Van), which is a free facility for the dwellers of rural areas in and around the Sidhpur, Mehsana and Palanpur.
This Mobile Medical Van is equipped with a trained doctor and necessary medicines. We also Provide a free Medicine facilities in various centers.

(5) Safe drinking water

RCPL has decided to expand major portion of CSR fund for the benefit of needy people for betterment of their health. R.O plant facility is the flagship CSR Activity of RCPL.

The company realised the importance of safe Drinking Water facility for school-going children and decided to contribute by providing Water Purified – R.O. Plant in the school run by trusts or otherwise where no government grant/ subsidy is provided for such facilities, although necessary.

The Background Work

Our teams, that regularly interact with the children and school staff and realised the following challenges were faced by the children in the absence of proper water facilities –
• Spread of water-borne diseases like diarrhoea, jaundice, typhoid
• Drop in school attendance, for not having proper water facility in school

Corporate Social Responsibility at RCPL is one of the most important pillars of our organizational structure. We enjoy a strong relationship with the communities we are engaged with, and like to give back to the society in as many ways as possible.

The RCPL has marked by CSR initiatives including donating a school van to Shree Tintoi Education Society School Van and K. G. Primary School for the children.
The RCPL provide this Facilities for those students who living more than 10 – 12 Km away from the school.

(6) Facilities for old age homes

Old age homes are meant for senior citizens who are unable to stay with their families. For older people who have nowhere to go and no one to support them, old age homes provide a safe haven. These homes also create a family like atmosphere among the residents. Senior citizens experience a sense of security and friendship when they share their joys and sorrows with each other.

Our mission is to bring healthcare of High standards within the reach of every individual. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in eldercare and Healthcare for the benefit of humanity.