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SCCL wins prize for water saving through CSR

SCCL wins prize

SCCL wins prize for saving water

SCCL wins prize – Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SSCL) has received a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award for implementing many water conservation measures. Indian Peninsular River Basin Council and Indian Himalayan River Basin Council presented the prize at the National Convention of Rivers in Hyderabad. 
 
SCCL built over 200 water harvesting structures in the Ramagundam and Srirampur areas, as well as multiple check dams, to collect rainwater and raise the region’s ground water table. It has already been commended for pumping water from mines for the benefit of farmers. 
 
In acknowledgment of these efforts, the company has received the prize. In the presence of Rythu Bandhu Samithi president Palla Rajeswhar Reddy, MLC, and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Rajendra Singh, TS finance minister T. Harish Rao presented the award to its personnel and finance director Balaram and general manager (Coordinator) K. Suryanarayana.

SCCL wins prize

Balaram, speaking on the occasion, said SCCL spends 70 crore on CSR every year, focusing mostly on environmental protection and water conservation. He went on to say that the award is a much-needed support for colliery management in continuing such operations in the future. 
 
SCCL has also received recognition for planting six crore saplings in the Singareni coal district, establishing urban forests using the Miyawaki method, and generating hydel and solar power. 

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