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Updated On:29/01/2018

Fulfilling its duty as a Responsible Corporate Citizen and in line with the Companies Act, 2013, OIL undertakes CSR programs and projects under key thrust areas such as Healthcare, Sanitation & Drinking Water, Education, Sustainable Livelihood Generation, Skill Development, Empowerment of Women, Environment, Rural Sports, and Augmentation of Rural Infrastructure, for improving the quality of life of the people and communities residing in its operational areas. Highlights of some of the CSR projects are:


  • Mobile Health Care services under Project 'Sparsha,' conducted 1725 health camps in remote areas of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts in OIL operational areas, screening and extending primary healthcare services to over 2.50 Lakh patients in 2016-17.
  • Under Project 'Arogya' on reduction of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), village health camps were organized in 20 villages where women were sensitized about IMR and MMR with the help of community health workers.
  • Project 'Rupantar', started in 2003, is the Company's flagship CSR project on Sustainable Livelihood Generation, in partnership with the State Institute of Rural Development. Under the project, opportunities are provided to rural youth for self-employment and entrepreneurship through the SHG model. During 2016-17, 300 SHGs were created and trained under the project, on various agro based activities such as handloom, poultry, farm mechanisation, etc., thereby assisting socio-economic development of 2225 families of OIL operational areas in Assam.
  • To promote the development of education the Company rewards meritorious students of operational areas with OIL Awards and OIL Merit Scholarship. Similarly, "OIL Shikshya Ratna Puraskar" recognizes the all-round contribution of the teaching fraternity from provincialized schools and colleges of Assam. During FY 2016-17, 6 (six) teachers were rewarded under the scheme.
  • Project OIL Super 30, on providing free residential coaching to students from the economically challenged families of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh has proved to be a boon for the underprivileged students of the society. In 2014, OIL opened its 4th OIL Super 30 centre at Jodhpur, Rajasthan and its 5th Centre in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, in 2015. 99 out of a batch of 147 students were successful in qualifying the 2017 IIT - Advance Entrance Examination.
  • Under Project 'Dikhya', computer education is brought to the doorstep of school children in remote parts of OIL operational areas in Assam, through the use of Mobile Computer Labs (Buses), along with a host of other value-added sessions such as life-skills education for girl students, sessions on cleanliness and behavioural sciences, teacher's training to primary school teachers and distribution of innovative interactive audio-visual learning aids in schools for the benefit of students in these schools.
  • Through the Company's initiative for providing placement linked skill training to unemployed youth in OIL's operational areas, under Project 'Swavalamban,' more than 2618 candidates were trained during the year, out of which 2199 youth have been placed in different organisations across the country.
  • Under Project Urja, fuel efficient cook stoves are constructed and installed in rural households of OIL's operational areas of upper Assam with an aim towards reducing carbon emissions through the use of renewable energy.
  • Project OIL Jeevika is a community cluster based sustainable rural livelihood promotion project and is currently implemented in villages of OIL's operational areas of Arunachal Pradesh.