Training center for tailoring inaugurated
On 6th March, 2010 a new tailoring training center was inaugurated by Mrs. Lalita w/o. Mr N Baskara Raju, Head and Executive Vice President, Infra OC at Malkapuram, Vizag.
As a part of corporate social initiative, the Infrastructure operating company’s Vizag vessels project site has taken the initiative of training the wives of the workmen in tailoring and embroidery. The spouses of L&T employees, members of the Vizag chapter of Prayas and Prerna along with members from other charitable organizations were present during the occasion.
NDTV Hindu covers L&T’s Corporate Social Initiatives
NDTV Hindu, the news and entertainment channel produced a 30 minute programme - ‘Pay it Forward’ covering L&T’s Corporate Social Initiatives. The programme
telecast on Construction
11th February, 2010 highlighted Division’s path-breaking initiatives
Construction Skills Training Institute (CSTI) at Manapakkam, Chennai and the social activities carried out at the PRAYAS Medical Centre at Virugambakkam (Chennai).
Mrs. Chitra Rangaswami-President Prayas Trust speaking at the Interview
The programme provided an in-depth video coverage on how L&T’s corporate sustainability through CSTI not only improved the living standards of the students getting trained at CSTI, but also provided a professionally trained workforce to the construction in India. In the interview on Prayas Medical Centre that ensued, Mrs. Chirta Rangaswami, President - Prayas Trust, said that “Running a medical centre with free medicines and lab facilities called for a lot of resources which the Prayas team members were instrumental in proffering to the poor and needy”
The students of CSTI at a training session
L&T’s CSR at Lunana, Bhutan
Larsen and Toubro donated Rs. 200,000 to the department of geology and mines of the Royal Government of Bhutan on 15th September 2009. The donation was used to purchase gumboots and gloves for the over 300 workers engaged in the Lunana lake mitigation project.
During the 1994 Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF), a total of 965 acres of pasture land was washed away or covered by silt and sand which affected people in the region
dependent on yaks for their livelihood. The objective of this mitigation project is to reduce climate change-induced GLoF risk in the Lunana valleys in Bhutan.
In Bhutan, L&T has built the 4.4 km headrace tunnel at Geduchhu for the 1020 MW Tala hydroelectric project, executed the 75 km long 400 kV double circuit transmission line between Tala-Pagli and Khogla among others. L&T is also involved in the construction of the 1,200 MW Punatsangchhu I project.
ECC CONCORD Jan-Mar 2010