corporate social responsibility
MWCJ has partnered with Technology Business Incubator-KIET to design skill development programmes and create knowledge-based enterprises. The skill development training includes sessions on security, computer basics, English-speaking classes, mobile and automobile repairing and learning housekeeping. The number of training sessions conducted as of September 30 was 1,090.
MWCJ provides vocational and skill training to women. Self-help groups (SHG) are formed for rural women and they are trained in stitching and taught how to become beauticians. Basic primary education is provided. Overall, 90 SHGs have been formed comprising 925 women.
This initiative endeavours to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and sustainability. The passion and enthusiasm of the employees, who work in tandem with business partners, NGOs and government agencies has resulted in a total of planting 35,455 tress till date.
MWCJ has collaborated with the government of Rajasthan for their project on water sustainability in the state. It aims to make villages self-reliant even during drought periods by providing a permanent solution to the availability of drinking water. Fifteen villages have been identified for this project around the MWCJ campus.
MWCJ, in association with the Akshay Patra Foundation, provides mid-day meals at government schools in the vicinity of MWCJ. The meal is an incentive for children to continue their education. It helps reduce the dropout rate to an enormous extent and increases classroom attendance.
Under the preventive medical health-care initiatives, MWCJ conducts medical camps in the neighbouring villages to monitor health and malnutrition concerns. Every year, three to four medical camps are conducted which include eye camps, dental camps and blood donation drives. The number of beneficiaries is around 100 people per camp.
The aim is of creating awareness about keeping the surroundings clean, prevent using plastic and polythene bags, tips on waste management are given to the rural community in and around the MWCJ campus. Sanitation concerns have led to the construction of toilets.