Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL) a pioneer in the production of Ductile Iron Pipes and Fittings in India, conducted Computer Literacy Programmes for around 257 students at Zilla Parishad (ZP) High School, Thondamanadu Village, Srikalahasthi Rural, Tirupati district, for classes 6 to 9 from June 2022 to April 2023.
Electrosteel Srikalahasthi works took up this initiative under its. CSR Activities.As part of the successful completion of the programme, ECL organized a valedictory function and felicitated the students for their outstanding achievements. The event was an occasion filled with pride and celebration.
Electrosteel invited Mr. Suresh-Community Mobilisation officer as Guest of Honor for the event.Computer infrastructure has also been set up at the school, for students to continue their IT pursuit.Amongst the 257 students, 14 exceptional students were honored during the ceremony, having exhibited exemplary performance to enhance computer proficiency.
The deserving winners received notable prizes. These rewards were meant to encourage and support students in their pursuit of academic excellence and personal growth. Further, ECL has provided Course Material to all the students of the Computer Literacy Programme for continuity.
This programme has been envisaged as a year round initiative. For this year the computer literacy programme has been commenced at ZP High School - Rachagunneri Village covering around 110 students from 6th to 9th standard. It will impart, essential digital skills, equipping them for the challenges of the modern world.
Commenting on the Valedictory function, Mr. Suresh-Community Mobilisation officer, Tirupati district, said: “By completing this program, the students have not only acquired valuable digital skills but also laid a strong foundation for their future academic and professional pursuits.
Mr. Rajiv Prakash, Senior Vice President-Operations-Srikalahasthi Works said: “Electrosteel’s endeavour is to take up CSR initiatives that will empower the village communities.”Mr. Dorairauj, Senior General Manager – IR – Srikalahasthi Works commented: “The CSR team put in effort to select qualified trainers to impart computer skills to students to be able to navigate the digital landscape successfully”.
The program aims to empower young minds in the rural areas with practical computer skills, including basic computer operations, proficiency in MS Office software like MS Word, MS Excel and general internet, mail and social media platform usage.
Over the years, the company has focused on many initiatives to improve the livelihood of village communities through active CSR in the areas of Health, Education, Empowerment, Infrastructure Development and Sports.
ABOUT ELECTROSTEEL CASTINGS LIMITED
Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL) has more than six decades of experience in the water infrastructure business. The company is the largest manufacturer of Ductile Iron (DI) Pipes and fittings in the Indian sub-continent and one of the leading producers in the world.
Its manufacturing activities are spread over 5 different locations in the country. The company has a strong brand presence around the globe and its Pipes and Fittings are exported to more than 90+ countries across 5 continents. Electrosteel has maintained its technological leadership by continual product innovation and technical upgradation.