Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
JNPT through its corporate policy and philosophy has committed itself to social responsibility for the benefit of society at large.
JNPT formulated its CSR policy and earmarked 2% of the net profit of the preceding year towards CSR. The Ministry of Shipping issued guidelines on 2nd December, 2011 and 14th June, 2013. JNPT policy on CSR conforms to these guidelines. The JNPT CSR initiatives target specific areas these are –
1. Activities for water conservation in Maharashtra:
As a part of CSR activity, The Govt. of Maharashtra to undertake the JalyuktaShivar Works in drought affected Districts in Maharashtra. Subsequently, the requests were received from the District Collector of Nandurbar, Solapur, Usmanabad, Washim, Jalna and Yavatmal and appealed to release the CSR funds. The JalyuktaShivar Work includes the activities like desilting, deep CCT, widening and Deeping of Nala’s / River’s, Hiring of Machinery etc. The work will be carried out through Art of Living (International Association For Human Values). The work will be supervised by the Technical expert committee under the Chairmanship of District Collector
The JNPT has released the CSR funds for the above activity as follows :-
In Favour of
District Collector, Nandurbar
District Collector, Solapur
District Collector, Usmanabad
District Collector, Washim
District Collector, Jalna
District Collector, Yavatmal
District collector ,Auragabad
The two schools with pre-primary, primary and secondary school, both English, and Marathi medium in the Port Township, which is catering to the need of the children of the port employees and also the children of the Project Affected Persons (PAPs), who reside in the nearby villages. A concession of 50% of the fees is being extended to the children of PAPs.
In order to promote the tourism, the Port has awarded a contract to M/s. Scania for supply and maintenance of one Amphibious Bus to be used at Girgaon, Chowpati, at a cost of Rs. 4.08 Crores. The MOU was signed between JNPT and Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation for operation Amphibious Bus service in Mumbai City.
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