New Delhi : Development programmes in the peripheral areas of coal mines are undertaken through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds. As per CSR policy of Coal PSU, CIL, at least 80% of the CSR funds every year have to be spent within a radius of 25 kms. of mines/project sites/establishments by subsidiaries of CIL. The key areas covered are Healthcare & Nutrition, Sanitation & Water supply, Education & Livelihood, Rural Development, Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Management. Other themes covered are Women Empowerment and Welfare of the differently-abled.
During the last five financial years, a total of Rs. 2,625.26 cr. have been spent under CSR by CIL and its subsidiaries across the country including in Amravati, Maharashtra.
|S. No.||Theme||CSR Exp. FY 17-18
|CSR Exp. FY 18-19
|CSR Exp. FY 19-20
|CSR Exp. FY 20-21
|CSR Exp. FY 21-22
|1||Healthcare, Sanitation & Nutrition||93.36||179.14||290.60||314.85||393.89||1,271.84|
|2||Education & Livelihood||256.96||121.44||155.25||83.32||91.58||708.55|
|5||Promotion of Sports||10.79||14.12||23.61||11.24||10.09||69.85|
The impact of development programmes on the socio-economic condition of people residing near the coal mines can be described as under:
|S. No.||Project theme||Types of Interventions||Impact|
|1||Healthcare & Nutrition||Construction of hospitals, Health camps, Mobile Medical Units, Treatment support, Supporting anganwadis etc.||Improved healthcare facilities and access to healthcare & treatment|
|2||Sanitation & Water Supply||Construction of toilets, installation of handpumps, piped water supply projects etc.||Improved sanitation and supply of potable drinking water.|
|3||Education & Livelihood||Construction of schools, classrooms and hostels, Installation of smart classes, Vocational trainings and livelihood enhancement programmes etc.||Improved access to education & vocational trainings,|
|4||Welfare of the differently abled||Providing aids and assistive devices, Supporting special education etc.||Improved the facilities for special education of differently-abled students.|
|5||Women Empowerment||Vocational trainings in trades such as Beautician, Nursing, Food processing, Handicrafts, Poultry etc., Maternal health improvement, Menstrual hygiene programmes etc.||Improved employability and avenues for self-employment|
|6||Rural Development||Construction of roads, community halls and other public utilities, Installation of solar lights etc.||Improved mobility of villagers including accessibility to nearby local markets.|
This information was given by the Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.