Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Steel
08-December-2011 16:39 IST
Contribution of Sail in Uttar Pradesh
The Minister of Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma has said that during April – August 2011, an amount of Rs. 2.97 crore has been spent on various projects in different parts of Uttar Pradesh under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) against allocation of Rs. 64.00 crores for undertaking CSR projects across the country for 2011-12.

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today he said, major part of the CSR budget is allocated and spent in developmental activities in and around peripheral areas of plants/mines/units of Steel Authority of India (SAIL)/MOIL. SAIL is a PSU with multi location presence. SAIL has undertaken CSR projects for welfare and development of surrounding population near its plant/ units located in more than 10 states across the country. SAIL has a Steel Processing Unit at Jagdishpur and also many marketing establishments like warehouses, stockyards, dealers network, etc. in Uttar Pradesh.

He said, MOIL Ltd. is implementing CSR projects in the surrounding areas of its operations and a major portion of the CSR budget is spent in the peripheral areas of its operation / mines.