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Gujarat Gramin Suvidha Kendra


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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 Gramin Suvidha Kendra

  1. 1.   Corporate Social Responsibility Respect | Relationships | Responsibility Gujarat | Gramin Suvidha Kendra
  2. 2. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | ResponsibilityOur Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes strike a balance between addressing the unique needs of variouscommunities while partnering the state and central agencies to 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. In the recent years, the slowdown in agricultural growth has become a major cause for concern as it is extremely vital for food security.
  6. 6. Cairn India – CSR InitiativesRespect | Relationships | ResponsibilityGramin Suvidha KendraThe crux of the predicamentin agricultural sector lies inproviding farmers withmarket access andinformation about marketsand prices. Real time marketrelated information indicatingfuture returns is a big boonfor the farmers, empoweringthem to fetch best price fortheir produce.Gramin Suvidha Kendra(GSK) has been designed asa single-window service forall pre-harvest and post-harvest requirements offarmers. Each GSK centrehas a series of programmesconducted year round, whichnot only focuse on prices andGSK offerings, but also giveinformation on the bestsowing practices, use ofpesticides and fertilizers, government schemes on agriculture etc.This model makes use of the Indian Postal system, the largest in the world, to create aninteractive platform at the village level. Joining hands on this platform also gave us theopportunity of working with the Government and multiple corporate partners, thereby making itan innovative Public Private Partnership (PPP) model with a unique rural marketing chain.