Nayara Energy Limited (Nayara Energy) is an independent oil company with strong presence across the hydrocarbon value chain from refining to retail. The Company has 20 MMTPA refinery situated at Vadinar, District Devbhumi Dwarka in Gujarat, India. The refinery is supported by captive port, storage facilities and a thermal power plant. At Nayara Energy, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been an integral part of its business strategy. Nayara Energy appreciates the social and economic diversity in the Country and has consciously embedded the community engagement dimension in its business planning, risk and reputation management processes. The CSR initiatives of Nayara Energy have played a pivotal role in improving the quality of life of the communities living in the vicinity of operations of the Company.

Let us go through the corporate social responsibility activities Nayara has started & transformed thousands of lives through its initiatives:

1.Sustainable Rural Development- Developing sustainable habitats Programs may include common infrastructure development including roads, gaushalas, sanitation units, community halls, anganwadis, health centers and any other program, as may be required by the community.

2.Education: Developing intelligent and conscientious communities Programs may include developing school infrastructure, teacher training, computer aided learning, complimenting mid-day meal program, remedial classes, life skill education, program for children with different abilities, higher education programs, spoken English, promoting sports and supporting sports facilities, providing / supporting vocational training programmes and any other program, as may be required by the community.

3. Healthcare and Wellbeing: Developing healthy individuals and families Programs may include establishing and managing community/ primary health centers, health extension centers, hospital, preventive healthcare programs, outreach/ awareness programs, building cadre of healthcare professionals, road safety programs and any other program, as may be required by the community.

4.Environmental Sustainability: Sustaining biodiversity through responsible communities Programs may include solid waste management, water conservation through rain water harvesting, surface water conservation, promoting judicious water usage, promoting technology to conserve water, water bodies conservation, promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency practices, protection of flora and fauna, agroforestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining of quality of soil, air and water and any other program, as may be required by the community.

5.Skilling and Livelihoods: Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth Programs may include skill and entrepreneurship development programs focused on youth and women, re-skilling existing workforce, support to existing skill institutions, creating new institutions, agriculture and livestock development programs, promoting community based enterprises, startups and any other program, as may be required by the community.

Author's Bio: 

Nayara Energy is one of the top petroleum company with the second-largest oil refinery in India. Formerly known as Essar Oil Ltd, Nayara Energy is presently the best downstream energy company in India