Gujarat Health and Sanitation

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Cairn India is committed to conducting its operations in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. This commitment is fundamental to the long term success and focus on creating value and making a difference where Cairn India operates through various community development initiative in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Sri Lanka. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is therefore an integral part of Cairn India’s business strategy. Cairn India’s success is guided by the CSR vision, which is encapsulated in the 3 Rs – Respect, Relationships and Responsibility.

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Gujarat Health and Sanitation

  1. 1.   Corporate Social Responsibility Respect | Relationships | Responsibility Gujarat | Health and Sanitation
  2. 2. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | ResponsibilityOur Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes strike a balance between addressing the unique needs of various communities while partnering the state and central agenciesto help strive for the betterment of the social indicators of the regions. This journey from micro to macro makes the CSR initiatives more effective and sustainable. For every life touched there is a larger story of the community and the village.
  3. 3. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | Responsibility
  4. 4. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | Responsibility Gramin Suvidha Kendra | Health and Sanitation Agriculture Information Programme
  5. 5. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | ResponsibilityThe state of Gujarat in India is located on the west coast of the country. Having earned thedistinction of being the most industrialised state in India, Gujarat also has a rich tradition ofhistory, culture and crafts. Even with extensive modernisation, Gujarat and its people have beenable to preserve the rich culture and tradition of the ancient past.The diverse ethnicgroups constituting thepopulation of Gujaratcomprise the culturaldiversity of the state.The varied culture ofGujarat is reflected inthe unique characteristictraits of the people ofdifferent parts of thestate. Child shows the man as morning shows the day! Children are the key to influencing mindsets and bringing about behavioural changes. Across the pipeline route, areas are plagued by low levels of immunization coverage of only 34%. Awareness about hygiene and sanitation is as low as 21% in certain areas.
  6. 6. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | ResponsibilityHealth and Sanitation The health and sanitation programmes along the pipeline route in Gujarat have been designed innovatively. The programmes target children through application and introduction of issues and concepts through theatre, painting and exhibitions travelling to schools across villages. As a part of the endeavour, locations are also chosen in a school or a village and given a makeover by the children through cleaning and wall painting. The approach is multi pronged as it also targets the mothers through the child and maternal health programme, hygiene concepts through water and sanitationinitiatives, and health camps which could be attended by villagers.Cairn India in partnership with local NGOs is involved in all aspects of the initiatives – fromcommunity awareness programmes to capacity building trainings for the service providers toconceptualising and developing interesting communication material and building channels ofinformation dissemination on the issues.

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