Health ATM – A unique digital healthcare initiative at Dantewada


Over 40 different types of medical tests, including cardiac checkup, reproductive and child health related tests, diabetes, infectious diseases, lungs and respiratory checkup services have been installed as part of the Health ATM services. Access to healthcare and medical services in the villages of Kuakonda block in Dantewada district is difficult, since the area is […]

Overcoming challenges, enabling the differently abled


The Essar Freedom Cup cricket tournament is an effort by Essar Foundation to sensitize society towards the needs of the differently abled. The event is jointly organized by Essar Foundation, Essar Steel Hazira and Viklang Kalyan Society Trust, Surat. On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, meet Chirag Gandhi, who is overcoming challenges towards […]

Women trained at Essar Lok Vikas Kendras showcase their skills in a special contest


Hazira, Surat, GujaratEssar has been conducting skill development programmes for communities at the village level through its flagship training hubs called Essar Lok Vikas Kendras (ELVK). These centres have been imparting training to women and youth in various trades such as dress and garment design, salon services, baked goods, handicrafts, etc. The women have not […]

CII’s CSR Conclave 2016 : Innovative Approaches towards Nation Building with special focus on Education, Health & Sanitation


07 October 2016Ahmedabad, Gujarat The Confederation of Indian Industry, Western Region, recently hosted the ‘CSR Conclave 2016 : Innovative Approaches towards Nation Building’. Organised at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the event focused on education, health and sanitation. Mr Deepak Arora, CEO Essar Foundation chaired the plenary panel discussion, which deliberated upon the topic ‘Innovative Approaches towards Education’. […]

Essar Steel India records 58% Q-o-Q growth in flat steel production in Q2 FY 2016-17

Mumbai, 14 October 2016: Essar Steel India Limited (EStIL) has recorded a 58% quarter-on-quarter growth in flat steel production in the second quarter ended September 30, 2016. The total production stood at 1.34 million tonnes, compared to 0.85 million tonnes in the corresponding period last year. Pellet production also grew by 89% to 2.43 million […]

Essar commemorates two years of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan


In rural India, the situation in government schools can sometimes be challenging for young students. Without adequate sanitation facilities in schools, girls are more likely to drop out of school. Studies have found that 66 percent of girls’ schools lack functioning toilets in the country resulting more than 40 percent girls dropping out after completing […]

Essar Foundation collaborates with District Administration in Odisha for Bal Jyoti programme


Malkangiri, Odisha:Essar Foundation and the district administration in Malkangiri, Odisha, recently organised an ophthalmic care drive for school children. Spanning all 7 blocks, and 1,400 schools in the district, the initiative reached out to 122,884 school students. In the first phase of the screening, school teachers were trained to conduct primary level eye screening tests […]

Gearing up to battle vector-borne diseases


Jagatsinghpur & Keonjhar, Odisha23rd and 27th July, 2016 With the onset of monsoon in the state of Odisha, the likelihood of contracting vector-borne diseases has increased. Rural Odisha has been, for years, haunted by spread of malaria and dengue each monsoon. The Department of Health has taken up special drives for each district to keep […]