Gurugram, formerly known as Gurgaon is the country’s second-largest Information Technology hub, and third-largest financial and banking hub. The city is also home to India’s largest medical tourism industry. Gurugram District has witnessed phenomenal growth in all spheres of developments, particularly in industry and urbanization. Today, it has become a hub of multinational companies, industries giants, call centres, software companies, shopping malls and skyscrapers. Its proximity to such major companies has also made it a desirable destination for CSR.
Top CSR Projects in Gurugram
Sona Comstar’s smart classroom at govt school
Sona Comstar, an auto components manufacturer, conducted CSR in Gurugram recently and inaugurated a smart classroom comprising a 75-inch smart TV with a pre-installed interactive panel, wall paint with modern furniture and an RO system with a water cooler for students and school staff. More than 1000 students enrolled in classes starting from 1st to 12th operating in both morning and evening session in the Begumpur Khatola Government Senior Secondary School, Gurugram, Haryana. The students of the public school will not only get clean drinking water but will also enjoy the benefits of cold water in the upcoming scorching heat of the summer. Similarly, the students will also get benefit from the smart classroom, as they will now be able to access the different online interactive learning material available on various platforms. Sona Comstar successfully completed this project in March 2021.
Alag Karo – Har Din Teen Bin Initiaitve by Coca-Cola India, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Tetra Pak India
Alag Karo, Har Din Teen Bin is an endeavour towards contributing to efficient management of the Municipal Solid Waste through CSR in Gurugram. The objective of the project is to establish and sustaining segregation at the source and developing capacities of the waste collectors (formal and informal) to ensure high recycling rates in Gurugram. The program is a collaborative initiative involving Govt., private sector and civil society members. The program works in close coordination with the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) under its “Open Waste Free’ initiative.
It is a timely CSR initiative in Gurugram whose objectives are aligned with the Swachh Bharat Mission, which is also strongly promoting source segregation. Through the program, implementation of source segregation of waste, as mandated by the new waste management rules and MCG has already started in many apartment complexes and gated communities in Gurugram. Schools and commercial establishments are also part of the program coverage.