Hunts­man Bar­oda plant bags An­ty­o­daya CSR Award

Chemical Industry Digest - - News & Views -

Hunts­man Tex­tile Ef­fects, the global provider of dyes, chem­i­cals and dig­i­tal inks to the tex­tiles re­lated in­dus­tries, was awarded the An­ty­o­daya Award by Ma­haraja Saya­ji­rao Univer­sity of Bar­oda for its Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity ini­tia­tive - Anandi as part of Sayaji Startup Sum­mit 2018. The award was con­ferred by Ra­jen­draTrivedi, Speaker, Gu­jarat Leg­isla­tive Assem­bly, amidst the au­gust pres­ence of var­i­ous dig­ni­taries of the univer­sity.

The com­pany’s Cor­po­rate So­cial Re­spon­si­bil­ity pro­gram helps lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties by fo­cus­ing on ed­u­ca­tion, health, wa­ter and an­i­mal hus­bandry. The Joyful Learn­ing ini­tia­tive by Hunts­man, known as ‘Anandi’ has di­rectly ben­e­fited 2000 school chil­dren, more than 200 ado­les­cents from ru­ral com­mu­ni­ties in Gu­jarat, more than 32 work­ers from 19 An­gan­wadis, sev­eral pri­mary schools and over 1000 fam­i­lies since its in­cep­tion.

“At Hunts­man, we have a very strong vi­sion for com­mu­nity de­vel­op­ment and so­cial stew­ard­ship is a vi­tal el­e­ment in the ar­eas we op­er­ate in,” said Nipun Soni, Site Head –Bar­oda, Global Engi­neer­ing Man­ager and PSM Leader. He also added, “We thank Ma­haraja Saya­ji­rao Univer­sity for recog­nis­ing the im­pact cre­ated through the Hunts­man CSR ini­tia­tive - Anandi’s ex­em­plary con­tri­bu­tion to the so­ci­ety. We will con­tinue our com­mit­ment to­wards em­pow­er­ing chil­dren through mean­ing­ful ed­u­ca­tion and cre­at­ing a brighter fu­ture for the chil­dren of to­mor­row.”

The Anandi pro­gram is in line with Sarva Shik­sha Ab­hiyaan which works on qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion for all with a spe­cial fo­cus on ac­tiv­ity based learn­ing in schools. Through the pro­gram, the com­pany has built sci­ence lab­o­ra­to­ries in pri­mary schools, worked on ca­pac­ity build­ing of teach­ers as well as spon­sored com­put­ers to teach­ers in vil­lages and hosted chil­dren sum­mer camps to keep them en­gaged.

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