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CARING FOR SOCIETY

VISA Power has always been committed to being a good corporate citizen...

 

VISA Group does not limit itself to being just a profit driver. As a responsible business house, it also enhances, enriches and plays the role of an able corporate citizen by serving and fulfilling its commitments to society. The VISA Group has always carried out social responsibilities, both towards its employees and the society. It has taken keen interest in maintaining the environment and ecological standards. The VISA Group does not believe in just providing cash or resource relief. It works towards sustained development of the community and its members through active participation.

 

 

»   Education

 

  • Established two premier educational institutions in Kolkata – The Heritage School and The Heritage Institute of Technology, through the Kalyan Bharti Trust.

  • Introduced scholarship opportunities for brilliant and needy students.

  • Offers scholarships to needy girl students at the Smt. Sarala Devi Saraswati Balika Inter College in the Tilhar district of Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Provided facilities such as libraries and science labs to enhance computer literacy at the Smt. Sarala Devi Saraswati Balika Inter College in the Tilhar district of Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh.


 

 

»   Healthcare

 

  • Medical check-up camps in the backward areas of Odisha and West Bengal.

  • Contributed to the construction of a blood bank in Jajpur, Odisha.

  • Also engaged in raising awareness on treatment of common diseases and hygiene along with providing free medicines and medical facilities.

 

 

» Rural Development

  • Installed bore-wells for providing clean drinking water in the backward areas of Odisha.

  • Provided employment according to the rehabilitation policy of the Government.

  • Constructed boundary wall for the local school in Jajpur, Odisha.

  • Contributed substantially towards renovation of various temples in Odisha.

  • Water tanks to be constructed for locals of Devri & Dumarpali villages and adjacent villages in Chhattisgarh.

 

 

 

»  Sports & Culture

  • Actively promotes contemporary Indian art through exhibitions and organises painting competitions to promote talented young artists.

  • Sponsors the VISA Cup Annual Ladies Golf Tournament at the Tollygunge Club in Kolkata.

  • Sponsors sporting activities, particularly cricket tournaments in Kotmar and Patrapalli villages in Chhattisgarh.

  • Participated in SAMBHAV 2008 – an international forum for seminars, performance and arts by way of financial sponsorship for mentally and physically challenged persons.


 

 

 

» Safety & Environment

  • Launched water-harvesting initiatives to protect ground water levels.

  • Planted 43,000 trees in and around the plant through a plantation drive. More plantation schemes in the offing.

  • The VISA Group plans to make use of washed coal in its operations to reduce the ash proportion in raw material and carbon dioxide emissions.
  • The VISA Group proposes to use ash bricks in the construction of the plant and its township.