AM/NS India inaugurates multiple CSR initiatives in Hazira Kantha Vistar

AM-NS India

Hazira-Surat, June 14th, 2024: Reflecting its commitment to community development and empowerment in Hazira and surrounding villages, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) inaugurated a series of CSR initiatives in the area on Friday.

The projects were inaugurated by Shri Mukesh Patel, Hon’ble MOS Forest and Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources & Water Supply, Government of Gujarat, in the presence of Shri Sandip Desai, Hon’ble MLA, Choryasi, and other dignitaries.

The projects inaugurated include the installation of 125 solar streetlights in Suvali village, aimed at promoting sustainable development. Additionally, a new cricket ground was inaugurated, and a groundbreaking ceremony for a community hall took place in Hazira village.

Another highlight of the evening was the felicitation of Self-Help Group (SHG) women from Damka and Hazira, recognizing their contributions to the local economy.

The establishment of a Hazira Kantha Vistar women’s cricket team and the provision of coaching classes for female students in grades 8 through 12, alongside offering employment opportunities for women, represent some of the key initiatives undertaken.

The minister and other dignitaries handed over employment letters to female crane operators from the Hazira belt, showcasing AM/NS India’s commitment to women empowerment and job opportunities for the local communities.

Lauding the initiatives, Minister Mukeshbhai Patel said, AM/NS India is making significant strides through its CSR activities in the Hazira area. AM/NS India is set to become the first steel company in the country to employee 100 women as crane operators. Today, employment letters have been awarded to approximately 30 women from surrounding villages. I express my sincere gratitude to the entire team of AM/NS India for their commendable public welfare efforts in Hazira.”

In his address, Dr. Anil Matoo, Head – Corporate Affairs, AM/NS India, Hazira highlighted the company’s commitment to community development.

“At AM/NS India, we believe in empowering the communities we operate in. Support through initiatives in the field of Health, Environment, Education, Sports, Community Infrastructure and Skill Development are our key focus areas. We are committed to creating sustainable livelihoods in the Hazira Kantha Vistar and driving positive and inclusive change.”

The minister and other dignitaries also distributed prizes to the winners of the final match of the AM/NS India Rural (Hazira-Kantha Vistar) Cricket Tournament, which witnessed the enthusiastic participation of teams from the Hazira coastal villages.

MLA Sandip Desai commended AM/NS India’s CSR activities and highlighted the employment generation opportunities created by them.

Local community leaders, including members of the district and taluka panchayats, and senior AM/NS India officials were also present on the occasion.

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