Adani’s schemes benefit 50,000 Vizhinjam residents

Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt Ltd’s CSR wing has launched a series of welfare activities that cover approximately 50,000 people in five Vizhinjam wards, all within a radius of 2km from the port project. A variety of welfare programs have been launched, covering education, health and livelihood as well as community infrastructure and skill development.

The Adani Vizhinjam Port Private Ltd CSR wing announced its plans to fight Covid in a press release. 812 youths participated in employability skills courses as part of the sustainable livelihood development. 5300 people were able to benefit from digital literacy courses. Public bathing facilities, toilets, and school infrastructure were built as part of community infrastructure development projects.

Other projects included solid waste management, model farming, farm school, and nutrition programs. A mobile health unit was established as part of a community initiative. It can provide care for more than 55,079 patients and continues to treat approximately 9,362 others. Nearly 2,000 people were helped by 21 medical camps. Port-related courses will be offered by the upcoming skill park.

17 different units of livelihood for women were established around two years back and are still in operation. Around 11,000 people were reached by the community awareness program. Free homestead kitchen gardens were established in 260 families as part of the kitchen gardening programme. The second phase will include 740 families.

Adani green energy has also launched some initiatives for the welfare of the nature.

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