CSR has been an integral part of Tata group with a wide focus on varied socio-economic and environmental issues enabling the rural households to improve their lives.
The Tata group has undertaken several CSR projects through the years. companies and societies. It note worthy to mention here that there are more than 500 self-help groups currently operating under various poverty alleviation programmes; out of which over 200 are engaged in activities of income generation thorough micro enterprises. The group also supports social welfare organizations all over the country. Its healthcare projects include facilitation of child education, immunization and childcare, plantation activities, creation of awareness of AIDS etc.
A programme aiming at economic empowerment through improvised agriculture has been taken up in three backward tribal blocks in Jharkhand, Orissa and Chhattisgarh. It has hosted 12 Lifeline Expresses in association with the Ministry of Railways, Impact India Foundation and the Government of Jharkhand serving over 50,000 people. Pollution control, restoring ecological balance, education, employment generation, vocational training, agriculture etc. are other relevant issues addressed.
SOURCE: TATA GROUP