Corporate Social Responsibility

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

1.  Rural Development

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

2. Women Empowerment

  • We supported the establishment of around 60 self-help women’s groups in collaboration with Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).
  • We organized training and awareness sessions for these women to encourage savings, manage finances effectively, and invest in appropriate income-generating initiatives.

3. Healthcare

  • Enrolled around 34,000 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.
  • Collaborated with the PNR Society of Bhavnagar to organize 140 free audiometry tests and around 40 free surgeries.
  • Collaborated with the Government of Gujarat’s Mukhya Mantra Amrutam Yojana to provide free dialysis facility to economically backward patients at the hospital.
  • Conducted free eye check-up camps and arranged for 525 free cataract surgeries in and around Mahuva Taluka.
  • Held free ENT check-up camps in 20 schools in the area.
  • Continued our support to the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA).

4. Education

  • Launched an initiative for digitization of the curriculum in around 25 Government primary schools in Gujarat.
  • Continued supporting the Mobile Van Education scheme in remote Bhavnagar villages.
  • Supported the Shri. N. N. Mehta Memorial Education Trust in Mahuva in providing scholarships and prizes to students.
  • Collaborated with FOX Broadcasting to screen nature and science-related documentaries from 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.
  • Collaborated with the Government of Gujarat to establish various Kaushalya Vardhan Kendras (KVKs) in Bhavnagar district.
  • Supported three new ITIs in Sachin (Surat), Gota (Ahmedabad), and Jafrabad, in addition to 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.