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Ramagundam: Focus on company's growth, community development

Ramagundam: Focus on companyDr PP Kulkarni, ED-Ramagundam & Telangana inaugurating the workshop at NTPC Ramagundam on Friday
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Organisations and local communities need to work in tandem for mutual benefit. As per the Companies Act 2013, companies have to spend 2% of profit in CSR but mere spending does not make any sense.

Ramagundam: Organisations and local communities need to work in tandem for mutual benefit. As per the Companies Act 2013, companies have to spend 2% of profit in CSR but mere spending does not make any sense. Here comes the significance of Employee Voluntary Organizations for Initiatives in Community Development (E-Voice), said Dr PP Kulkarni, ED-Ramagundam & Telangana.

He inaugurated NTPC's CSR E-Voice workshop at NTPC-Ramagundam on Friday.

As many as 61 participants from across NTPC power stations have participated in the two-day programme, organised by Corporate CSR and coordinated by Ramagundam CSR.

Speaking on the occasion, R Hari Kumar, GM (HR), SRHQ reiterated NTPC's commitment for development of nearby people. In fact, NTPC since its inception integrates economic, environmental and social objectives with the company's operations and growth. Mathew Varghese, CGM (O&M), NTPC-Ramagundam underlined Ramagundam's contribution in E-Voice movement. In fact, the E-Voice initiative at NTPC started by Ramagundam way back in 2005.

Earlier, MS Ramesh welcomed all the participants and said that CSR programmes at NTPC underpin company's commitment to support human progress in a sustainable way. He also highlighted the critical role played by E-VOICEs of Ramagundam locality and their contribution in development of surrounding villagers.

Pankaj Dhyani, AGM (R&R) and Upendra Mishra, DGM (CSR), Corporate Centre also spoke on the occasion and underlined the importance of strengthening E-Voice. Nasim Khan from Nasim Khan Associates through his presentation given an overall view on employees' voluntary activities and its benefits both for employees and organizations.

At the workshop a total of 27 E-VOICEs from across NTPC (including four from Ramagundam) shared their initiatives and efforts taken for development of surrounding peoples of NTPC Power Plants.

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