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Grasim Industries Limited

perm_identityGrasim Industries Limited   emailhutokshi.wadia@adityabirla.com

roomGrasim Industries Ltd. Aditya Birla Centre , A' Wing, 2nd Floor S.K. Ahire Marg Worli , Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400030

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CSR Estimated budget ₹200,000,000

ABOUT

Grasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, ranks amongst India's largest private sector companies, with a consolidated net revenue of Rs.293 billion and consolidated net profit of Rs.21 billion (FY 2014).

Grasim started as a textile manufacturer in 1948. Today its core businesses are Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) and Cement, contributing over 90 per cent of its revenues and operating profits. It is also present in Chemicals which is essentially a backward integration of VSF. The Aditya Birla Group is the world’s leading producer of VSF, commanding a 16 per cent global market share. 

PROJECT

  • 1 - Project Women Empowerment Project
    Name your funders
    Aditya Birla Foundation
    Project start date
    16-07-2014
    Project end/expected close date
    05-07-2018
    Location
    Rajasthan
    Budget
    ₹60,000,000
    Number of beneficiaries
    0
    Implementing agency
    N/A
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    Project description

    Location : , Rajasthan      
    Project Timeline : Ongoing

    The major initiatives undertaken taken are:

    • Tailoring training centres specially catering to widows, single mothers, physically challenged, scheduled castes and other women from the weaker sections of the society, have enabled over 3,900 women eke a
    • livelihood for themselves. 
    • Many of them have also been provided sewing machines at subsidised rates.
    • 100 self-help groups have enabled the empowerment of nearly 600 women through skills-training and income generation.
    • 20 women weavers are engaged in carpet weaving at the carpet-making centre in Rajasthan.
    • Over 60 sewing and embroidery training centres benefit 1000 women. Other income generation activities, such as agarbattis making, mushroom cultivation, blanket weaving, knitting and earthworm cultivation provide 800 women with sustainable livelihood.