Donation for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s)
Over 900,000 people have been displaced since the start of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. For the Rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) OGDCL proactively contributed an amount of Rs.80 million for the Prime Minister Relief Fund IDPs-2014 and in addition to this an amount of Rs.1.00 million has also been donated to cope up the emergency situation for the IDPs stationed at District Karak.
OGDCL CO-SPONSORS PAKISTAN BAIT-UL-MAL’S SWEET HOMES PROJECT FOR ORPHAN CHILDREN.
The company under its CSR program supported Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal project for orphan children namely the Sweet Home Project. The initiative helped them in safeguarding the basic needs of these children which included food, boarding, education, health, and other facilities. The initiative on OGDCL’S part was to help these orphan children to grow and to be nurtured in a caring environment. OGDCL will continue its support and efforts towards a better progressive society.
FLOOD RELIEF ACTIVITIES:
OGDCL has always been the first to come to the rescue of affected communities in times of national emergencies. We have time and again rallied to help victims of natural calamities, maintaining uninterrupted supply of petroleum products (diesel) and contributing to relief and rehabilitation measures both in the form of cash and kind.
During the 2015 floods, OGDCL provided flood relief support in Ghotki and Khairpur districts including medicines and food hampers to flood affected at a cost of Rs.2.062 million. Flood relief activities were also carried out in the area of Kot Adu, Muzaffargarh district and Garh Maharaja, District Jhang. Medicines, food hampers and portable water were supplied to flood affected.
2014 floods in Pakistan have affected large areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Punjab. Around one million people have been affected by the floods, hundreds have lost their lives and tens of thousands have been deprived of their houses, properties, crops and life stock. The Government of Pakistan has launched a massive relief and rehabilitation operation and all possible assistance is being provided to the flood affectees. A Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund-2014 has been created to collect donations and OGDCL being Responsible Corporate at the National grief played an exemplary role and donated Rs.250 Million for this natural disaster .
Under corporate social responsibility, OGDCL took concrete steps for extending relief to flood affected people. As part of such efforts, the Management approved Rs 50.00 million for relief and rehabilitation of flood affected people in Balochistan and Rs. 3.00 Million for Sindh to help ease the woes of the flood affected people who were in urgent need of food. The Company arranged food hampers to flood victims and saved many precious lives.
SEWING MACHINES WORTH RUPEES 20 LACS DISTRIBUTED:
As a good gesture towards empowering the community, especially the needy widows of Tehsil Kabirwala District Khanewal, OGDCL donated and distributed 348 sewing machines. The sewing machines were distributed with a purpose to ensure sustainable development of the locals by providing them with means to generate income and self-employment.
VOCATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE:
To promote the Vocational training, the company has established the Vocational training Institute in District Hyderabad and given generous donation so that it provide quality education to students in various technical disciplines.