During the year, as against the CSR budget of Rs. 204.77 crores (2% of the average profit of the previous three years, Rs. 323.14 crores minus excess spent in the previous year Rs. 118.37 crores), the Company spent a higher sum of Rs. 298.29 crores to ensure continuity in the planned CSR activities including many flagship projects resulting in a carryover of Rs. 93.52 crores for setting off in succeeding years.
During the year, the Company undertook various CSR initiatives to overcome the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic like Installation of Medical grade Oxygen Generation Units; supply of medical grade liquid oxygen to various hospitals in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab; procurement of oxygen concentrators & cylinders; contributions to the PM CARES Fund, etc., in addition to various other CSR activities.