SAIL distributes Assistive Devices for Persons with Disabilities under CSR

Press Release
New Delhi

New Delhi, 04 Dec, 2023: The public sector Maharatna - Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) distributed assistive devices to a cross section of persons with disabilities (divyangjans) in a program held at its Corporate Office in New Delhi today on 04th December, 2023 in collaboration with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO). Under the corporate social responsibility, the Company organized this priority program marking the second consecutive year of this endeavour.
 
SAIL simultaneously distributed assistive devices to a large number of Divyangjans at its various Plant and Unit locations spread across the country. The range of assistive aids provided included tricycles, motorized tricycles, smart canes, smart phones, knee braces and hearing aids among others.
 
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman, SAIL, Shri Amarendu Prakash noted a positive shift in societal awareness towards disability over the years and reiterated the company's commitment to provide support and succour to persons with disabilities.
 
Currently, SAIL supports various focused facilities dedicated for Divyangjans at its plant locations viz. ‘School for Blind, Deaf and Mentally Challenged Children’ and ‘Home and Hope’ at Rourkela, ‘Ashalata Kendra’ at Bokaro, ‘Handicapped Oriented Education Program’ and ‘Durgapur Handicapped Happy Home’ at Durgapur and ‘Cheshire Home’ at Burnpur among others.

Press Release No
SAIL/PR/14/23-24