For us at Pidilite, CSR is not just about philanthropy. It’s about working diligently with communities and organisations to support positive change and economic development.

Some of the impactful activities we have been engaged in:

1Rural
Development

  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Water Management and Harvesting
  • Model Village Development: Kaushalya Kalsar
  • Other Initiatives: Sanitation and Animal Husbandry

2Women
Empowerment

  • Supported the establishment of around 60 self-help women’s groups in collaboration with Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
  • Organised training and awareness sessions for the women for encouraging savings, managing of finances, and investing in appropriate income-generating initiatives

3Healthcare

  • Enrolled around 34000 people for OPD registration valid for one year at Hanumant Hospital, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, installed new and advanced equipment in the pathology laboratory, orthopedic department, and urology department, and collaborated with the PNR Society of Bhavnagar for organising 140 free audiometry tests and around 40 free surgeries
  • Collaborated with the Government of Gujarat’s Mukhya Mantra Amrutam Yojana for providing free dialysis facility to economically backward patients at the hospital
  • In and around Mahuva Taluka, conducted free eye check-up camps and arranged for 525 free cataract surgeries, and held free ENT check-up camps in 20 schools
  • Continued our support to the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA)

4Education

  • Launched an initiative for digitisation of the curriculum in around 25 Government primary schools in Gujarat and continued supporting the Mobile Van Education scheme in remote Bhavnagar villages
  • Supported the Shri. N. N. Mehta Memorial Education Trust in Mahuva for providing scholarships and prizes to students
  • Collaborated with FOX Broadcasting for screening nature and science-related documentaries of National Geographic in the Gujarati language for village children and adults

5 Skill
Development

  • Supported the expansion of Industrial Training Initiatives in collaboration with the Governments of Gujarat and Rajasthan, and collaborated with the Govt. of Gujarat for establishing various Kaushalya Vardhan Kendras (KVKs) in Bhavnagar district
  • Supported three new ITIs in Sachin (Surat), Gota (Ahmedabad) and Jafrabad, besides continuing our support to the Mahila ITI at Bhavnagar
  • Commenced technical courses at the Balvant Parekh Science City at Bhavnagar and the Hanumant Hospital at Mahuva