Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for us is not just a responsibility or an add-on; it is our commitment to the society around us.We firmly believe that a healthy and flourishing business thrives in a healthy and sustainable community.
Daan Utsav 2016 – A Wish Tree for Mentaid- An Association for the Development of the Mentally Handicapped was put up at the head office from 2nd October 8th October, 2016). It was literally a wish-fulfilling tree and people desirous of fulfilling any of the wishes would pick up a card with a number marked on it and fulfil those wish/needs of a special child. All the wishes were collected from MENTAID and were fulfilled by the employees of our company.
Rotary Club of Calcutta Mahanagar-Project Udaan- Donation for sponsorship of school fees for a year (30.08.2016) Sponsorship of school fees for a year paid to the school via the organization for 7 girl child studying in Std.-VIII-XI
Antara (May-Oct. 2016)– The Company collaborated with Antara towards a noble CSR initiative by sponsoring of ‘A Day’s Meals’ once a month for 6 months for the mentally ill- patients of Antara.
World Health Day, 7th April, 2016: On 7th April, being World Health Day, We at the Belani Group for once coming out of the realm of steel and cement; wanted to make our presence felt in the Social World too. They say, “Little drops of thoughtfulness, time and responsibility, makes an ocean full of love and care.” Taking these thoughts ahead, the marketing and CSR team got involved with an organisation called CINI (Child In Need Institute), who run a number of Shelter Homes and Free Schools for children in Kolkata.
“TRIBAL CENTER” – September 2014: Belani Group cares about the ethnic community of West Bengal. In a noble effort to preserve the rapidly disappearing tribal cultures of Bengal, Belani Group generously donated to the Crafts Council West Bengal in setting up a Tribal Center to research & document the last of the living tribal cultures that are on the verge of extinction. We create the future, but we revere & strive to protect and preserve our glorious past and ethnicity as well.
“SPLASH” – 8th August 2014: Belani Group joined hands with Concern India Foundation to organize “SPLASH”, a sit & draw competition for specially enabled children at La Martiniere for Girls. Belani Group is glad to bring smiles to the faces of these little angels !
Rabindra Sarobar Nagarik Committee, April 2014: Belani Group joined hands with Rabindra Sarobar Nagarik Committee in April 2014
towards a noble CSR initiative in sponsoring the expenses that go towards providing tiffin to under privileged children.
Weavers Studio Resource Centre, February 2014: Belani Group has been associated with the Weavers Studio Resource Centre for long and the company’s latest CSR initiative with Weavers Studio was being one of their main sponsors for the free health check-up camp organized at Bhangore-1 area in February 2014.
AISEC Balakalakar, 15th of December 2012: Belani Group continued its association with AISEC, the world’s largest student-driven organization. With the belief that there is an artist in every child, AIESEC organizes Balakalakar with thousands of children from the slums of Kolkata and provides them with the platform to express themselves creatively through a painting competition.
Donation of Sweater and Socks, November 2012: In association with Weavers Studio Resource Centre, Belani Group sponsored sweaters and socks for 45 senior women residents of Navanir Old Age Home and around 100 mentally challenged women and men who are residents of Anjali – Home for Mentally Challenged. Watching their faces glow made the effort worthwhile for us.
Raincoat Distribution to School Children June & July, 2012 in association with Weavers Studio Resource Centre: Belani Group sponsored the distribution of raincoats to over 1000 primary school children at the Bhangore 1 Village Cluster. The distribution was carried in tandem with other activities at the village cluster like free eye check-up camps and talks on health, hygiene, disease control, nutrition, plastic awareness, etc.
Bhangore 1 Village Development Project March 18, 2012 with Weavers Studio Resource Centre: The Centre has adopted a cluster of 9 villages, known as the Bhangore 1 Village Cluster, in South 24 Parganas with a population of approx. 4200 people for overall development – to include health and sanitation initiatives, building of roads and other important infrastructure, educational and vocational programmes, agricultural and employment projects, and so on and so forth. To help them in their initiative,Belani Group has gifted a deep tube-well to facilitate clean drinking water to everyone in the villages. The tube-well was professionally tested for drinkability and formally inaugurated for public use.
AIESEC Lakshya November 18 and December 3, 2011– An annual effort by the India chapter of AIESEC, Belani Group joined hands with them in 2011 as the event’s transportation partner, responsible for sponsoring the transportation of all the children throughout the 4-day programme held between November 18 and December 3, which concluded in a sit-n-draw competition at Swabhumi, Kolkata.