Port Wings News Network:
Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL), the only corporatized major port of India, is undertaking a lot of community developmental activities as a part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development (CSR & SD) Initiatives.
Every year, KPL allocates an average of 2% of its Profit Before Tax (PBT), towards the CSR & SD Budget (which is Rs.8 crores approx.) and in the last 5 years alone, KPL has spent more than Rs.42 crores in the fields of Education, Healthcare, Public Infrastructure, etc., predominantly in the neighbourhood villages in the vicinity of KPL and also in other parts of the country.
CSR Contributions for the FY 2021-22:
- KPL has contributed Rs.50 lakhs to Tiruvallur District Collector towards the purchase of various medical equipment for COVID Care Govt Health Centres/Hospitals in Ponneri Taluk.
- KPL, has approved the request of Director,IOG & Government Hospital for Women and Children, Egmore for contribution of Rs. 66 lakhs towards Upgrading the Infrastructural facilities of OPD Block to suitable for Covid patients.
- KPL has accepted the request from the Dean, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital for contribution of Rs.0.55 Crores towards the purchase of 75 nos of Oxygen Concentrators and Contribution of Rs.0.50 Crores towards purchase of 10 Nos of Battery-Operated Vehicles.
During a function held at Government Stanley Hospital on 8 June 2021, Shri Sunil Paliwal, IAS, CMD, KPL in the presence of Shri Ma.Subramanian, Minister for Medical and Family Welfare, Shri P.K. Sekarbabu, Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, Shri Udhayanidhi Stalin, MLA, Shri Dayanidhi Maran, MP, Chennai Central and Dr. Kalanidhi Veeraswamy, MP, North Chennai, handed over 75 Oxygen concentrators costing Rs.55 lakhs and 8 Battery operated vehicles costing Rs.50 lakhs, for the treatment of covid patients.