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SAIL’s new initiative towards women empowerment; associates for creating women health and hygiene awareness


Nuh, Haryana / New Delhi, 8th March, 2019: Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), under the guidance of Ministry of Steel has associated with district administration of Nuh in Haryana in a unique initiative under SAIL – Corporate Social Responsibility for supporting the “Menstrual Hygiene Management Program”. District Nuh has been identified as an ‘Aspirational District’ in Haryana and adopted by the Ministry of Steel for development. Under this important initiative by the Ministry of Steel for empowerment of women, in the presence of Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh, MoA (Memorandum of Association) was handed over by Shri Atul Srivastava, Director (Personnel), SAIL to District Administrator, Nuh yesterday.

SAIL has signed an MoA, on March 7th, 2019, with the District Administration, Nuh to provide support under CSR towards the cost/expenditure on distribution of 20 Lakh Sanitary Napkins with installation of Sanitary Dispenser & Incinerator Units and trainings/awareness campaigns covering 100 schools for girl students.  This is a holistic program which covers not only distribution and safe disposal of Sanitary Napkins among the girl students and their family members but also includes awareness campaign about complete menstrual hygiene.

With the underlying philosophy and a credo to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, SAIL has been structuring and implementing CSR initiatives right from the inception. Apart from the business of manufacturing steel, the objective of the Company is to conduct business in ways that produce social, environmental and economic benefits to the communities in which it operates.