Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

As part of its initiatives under “Corporate Social Responsibility’, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd (RCF) has undertaken several projects in the areas of promoting health care, rural development, Skill Development and education aimed for the benefit of needy and for general good of the society. These projects are in accordance with Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Company’s CSR policy. RCF has spent Rs.4.21 Crore on CSR activities in the year 2020-21. The activities, in brief, are as under:


a.       PM Care Fund :

RCF has provided Rs.50.00 lakhs to PM care fund. This is a dedicated fund with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation, like posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

b.       Supply of drinking water to the villages

RCF has been providing drinking water for last 25 years to seven villages around Thal unit through pipelines laid down from the water reservoir in the unit. More than 17,900 residents of the villages got benefited of the scheme.

c.     Financial Assistance for Medical Equipment for Civil Hospital, Alibag Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra:

RCF has been provided financial assistance to District Government Hospital for procurement of Medical equipments like X-Ray Machine, CT scan machine, medical Testing kits etc. the beneficiary of this facility of all needy patients of Raigad District.

d.     Livelihood enhancement projects

RCF has supplied paddy, fruit saplings and free fertilizers to needy villagers near Thal.

e.     Rural Development- Road Repairing:

RCF has repaired local Roads from Thal Palthi to Navgaon creek near and local Road from Chondhi Naka to Kihim ThalUnit .

f.     Garbage Vans to Villages:

RCF has provided 2 Garbage Vans, one each for Kurul & Navgaon Gram Panchayat in Raigad District.

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CSR and Sustainability Activities in Farming Community

  1. Farmer Training Centers
  2. Soil Testing Facilities
  3. IRDP Activities – Adoption of Villages
  4. Basic Need Development Programmes
  5. Public Health and Village Sanitation Programmes
  6. Agricultural Need Development Programmes
  7. Subsidiary Occupation Development Programme
  8. Farm Labour Training
  9. Social Forestry and Waste Land Development
  10. Youth and Women Development Programme
  11. Social and Cultural activity Programme
  • Farmer Training Centers:

The adoption of Agricultural technology for increasing crop yield and land productivity is greatly facilitated by training and adequate dissemination of knowledge. RCF sought to bridge the gap between Research Scientist and the farmer by setting up its State of the Art Farmers’ Training Centre (FTC) in 1988 at Nagpur and in 1998 at Thal. These early steps have paid rich dividend since then. More than 30000 farmers have attended & benefited from these training Programmes conducted at the two Farmers Training Centre in the last half decade and have used the knowledge to upgrade their farm practices and have succeeded in drastically reducing their overheads and increase their wealth. These institutes are equipped with the latest audio-visual aids, classrooms and also hostels providing residential accommodation to the farmers The Company’s dedicated training facilities are manned by in-house professionally qualified faculty, eminent research scientists from agricultural institutions, Agro experts, progressive farmers and