Livelihood and Environment Sustainability
BISLD – BAIF & Arid Communities and Technologies (ACT)
Agriculture Development & Animal Husbandry:
Intending to increase
the income level of the farmers, Nayara Energy (formerly known as Essar Oil) initiated
a livelihood program in 2013, focusing on Agriculture Development, Animal Husbandry,
and Water Resource Development. Ongoing till date, efforts are being made to addresses
issues like low land productivity, ground water depletion, lack of availability
of health services for cattle, among others.
Stitching Centre in Vadinar:
The Company has also set-up a stitching
Centre in Vadinar in 2016 to provide sources of alternate income to women. The Centre
is the only one of its kind in Vadinar and also serves as a platform for social
interaction amongst the members.
Water Resource Development and Management Program:
aims to address the issue of water scarcity and improve the level of water quality,
initiatives like bore well recharge, pond cleaning, farm bund, farm pond (repair,
de-silting, and construction) and pond deepening are carried out in villages.
Waste Paper recycling project:
Nayara Energy supports a waste paper
recycling unit run solely by women in Singach. Producing high quality recycled paper,
the programme caters to diverse range of capacities allowing custom designing of
products as per requirements.