Corporate Social Responsibility
As part of CSR, Dhanuka Agritech Ltd firmly believes in caring for the environment as the Company deals in hazardous chemicals. All the production units of the Company follow the best standards in the industry for pollution control. All the units are having the requisite Effluent Treatment Plants to ensure no hazardous chemicals are released in the atmosphere.
Understanding the need to raise the bar in agrochemical industry, Dhanuka is using the most advanced and innovative technologies for controlling all forms of pollution at its most advanced manufacturing facility in Rajasthan which is a Green-Field project and is operational from the year 2016. For last several years Dhanuka is focusing on conserving and saving water. Every year, World Water Day is celebrated on 22nd March worldwide – Dhanuka organizes specialized training programs for water conservation at the rural level along with a painting competition on saving water - with school children participating from across the country, where company receives 1000′s of entries and the best entries are rewarded. Also, Dhanuka has announced a reward of Rs. 5000 for its employees and dealers who will arrange rainwater harvesting facilities at their home.
Consumers form the most important part of Dhanuka’s operations and thus the Company has an intense focus on the welfare of the farming community, it serves. Dhanuka employs a large field force of over 1000 people across the country to educate the farmer about the safe and judicious use of pesticides through its initiative called“Dhanuka Kheti Ki Nayi Takneek”.
This team known as “Dhanuka Doctors” are trained month on month basis to deliver the message of modern farming to the Indian farmer at his doorstep and on his farm. In addition to this the company keeps on organizing numerous training programs and meetings for the farmers to educate them about using the new and environment-friendly products to increase crop yield. The focus is always on improving farmer’s profitability through sustainable agricultural practices.
Employees are the heart and soul of any organization. Dhanuka is no different and recognizes the importance of keeping its team happy and motivated. The top 10% of the entire team has worked with the company for more than 20 years. At the same time, the bottom 20% of the team has served for not less than 3 years. This ensures that company has the benefit of experience as well as latest talent.
The organization believes in listening to its employees and framing policies which are easy to understand and beneficial for them. The company also believes in providing benefits to the extended Dhanuka family – i.e., the family of their employees. The company run scholarship programs for the children of its employees to encourage them to study hard and become capable men and women in the society. Some of the policies like 0% interest loan to employees, own a car, own a laptop scheme are just few examples. At Dhanuka, company believes in inclusiveness and take opinion from its employees while framing policies for them.
The Company has been organizing drawing competition at All India level for the children of its staff and distributors.
Drawing Competition by ChildrenDrawing Competition by Children
In order to support the community, Dhanuka through its trust, runs 1 ashram named “Dhanuka Ashram” at Vrindavan for pilgrims visiting the Holy town of Vrindavan in Mathura. The ashram provides clean and hygienic stay arrangements through 60 Air Conditioned rooms. The ashram is a centre for enhancing spiritual and mental well-being of an individual with a small temple and regular spiritual meditation and yoga sessions. Needless to say -it is a not for profit establishment.
In addition to this, Dhanuka through its trust runs one School named “Durga Prasad Dhanuka Adarsh Vidya Mandir” at Ratangarh in Churu District, Rajasthan. The school was established in the year 1994 when a need for quality education was felt in the small town of Ratangarh by the eminent people from the town.
In the past, Prayer was performed through 5 Kundiya Rudra Maha Yagya at Vrindavan from 23 to 27 March for sufficient & timely rains & for the prosperity of all human beings.
The highlights were Ahuti by participants, Raas Leela, Bhandara, and Prasad on all days. A day before, in the wake of World Water Day on 22 March, a specially designed brochure was released by the Group Chairman, Shri RG Agarwal, followed by an address on water conservation & reuse. Paintings on water conservation by the children of Dhanuka distributors and staff were also displayed.
Dhanuka Agritech Limited is involved in various corporate social responsibility activities.
The objective of CSR Policy is to lay down guidelines to bring effectiveness in CSR activities which are being undertaken to assist in the sustainable development of the society. The company strives to actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities in which it operate. The company believes in making sustained efforts towards eradicating hunger, malnourishment and ignorance.
Company partners its developmental initiatives with Government bodies, district authorities, KVKs, village panchayats, and the end beneficiary is the general public. All projects are planned in a participatory manner with the local community by gauging their basic needs.Downlaod full report