Society in RourkelaRourkela is one of the educationally and technically advanced towns in Odisha. It is the third largest city of Odisha only after Cuttack and Bhubaneshwar. This town is renowned for Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of SAIL . Historically this city is pretty rich and culturally it has gained a lot over the time. This profit making plant conducts various medical camps as a part of corporate social activity.
Corporate Social Responsibility of Rourkela Steel PlantThere are several NGOs being
run and supported by the Rourkela Steel plant in the city .
There is an NGO named Sri Sai SMG which is located in the village called
Jabaghat, which runs Kishori project is funded and supported by RSP. The main aim of this NGO is to train and educate
the tribal and village girls and make them capable in generating income.
The NGO trains these girls in performing activities such as cultivation
of mushrooms, processing of food, and improved skills of making Chullah
along with making them learn the management skills.
Training is also imparted for making several eatable masala, pickles, and groundnuts productions and all these are sold under the brand name ‘Shristi’ which is again marketed by the support of the Steel Plant. The products manufactured and packed are sold in the open markets of Rourkela and nearby places. Rourkela steel plant has adopted 16 villages and is carrying out infrastructural development in these villages by focusing on health care infrastructure and by buildings training centers in these tribal pockets of Rourkela.
Orphanages in RourkelaKids are the responsibility of any society. Giving a good life to them is essential. There are a lot of kids who don’t have the basics being provided to them which includes food, shelter and clothes. These kids miss out on their education and childhood and end up being lost in the darkness of the society. There are various institutions in Rourkela that work towards providing these kids with a great life and ensuring that they gain access to all their rights. Orphanages provide these kids with food, shelter, clothes and in some cases even education. Aasra one of the biggest orphanage is an initiative by the students of NIT. There are some more orphanages apart from this one too. SOS also has its own charity funded orphanage in the town of Rourkela.
Nirmala Sishu Bhawan Missionaries of Charity
Address: Gopabandhu Palli,
Kalyan Seva Ashram
Address: Main Road,
Phone: 0661-2505252, 6537263
Address: Gurukul Vedic Ashram,
Rourkela Sisu Bhawan
Address: At. Pradhanpalli, (Quari Siding), Rourkela
NGOs in RourkelaNon-Governmental Organizations are important part of any town that believes in giving back to the society. These are institutions that strive hard to achieve a completely organized and developed city or town. They work towards the betterment of conditions for farmers, agricultural lands, education, and other important elements of the society. In case disaster hits the land, the NGOs go ahead and serve the people creating shelters for their safety and making place for their food.
They even begin rebuilding the state or city once the disaster has hit it. The process of building sanitation facilities, bringing in major developed facilities to the land is the duty of the NGOs present in that land. There are many NGOs working in Rourkela towards making the society self reliant. Below given is short list of accredited NGOs in Rourkela.
Society of Education and Action Research for Community Harmony
Address: A1/27, Basanti Colony,
Bharat Sevashram Sangha Puspanjali Cancer Foundation
Address: H6, Opposite Veesaj Patel Hospital,
Phone: 0661-24000910661-2400091; 93384261289338426128
Ankur Kala Sangam
Address: M-22, Civil Town Ship,
Phone: 0661-65328010661-6532801; 99370066089937006608
Blind Welfare in RourkelaPeople who are differently abled need to be attended to. This is why there are some schools catering to the deaf, dumb and blind people and helping them stand on their own two feet. In Rourkela there is a school for these special people along with some other organizations working towards their welfare.
Home and Hope
Address: Sector 17