Dharmendra Pradhan launches SERVICE for SAIL
Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Steel and Petroleum & Natural Gas launched SERVICE (SAIL Employees Rendering Volunteerism & Initiatives for Community Engagement) scheme of STEEL Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and it’s portal. SERVICE is an employer-supported volunteerism scheme for SAIL employees through which they shall be encouraged to devote time voluntarily for social causes and Voluntary Philanthropic Activities (VPAs). The focus areas shall include Education, Health, Women Empowerment, Nutrition for the Girl Child, etc. This scheme targets at harnessing human wealth to achieve social good. This will also contribute towards improving the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) of SAIL, by contributing to social welfare. The TBL is an accounting framework with three parts; social, environmental (ecological) and financial. The portal launched today will provide a platform for SAIL employees to register themselves, choose their interest areas, propose CSR projects and submit details of activities undertaken. It will also act as a repository of all social initiatives undertaken by SAIL employees and facilitate communication between all stakeholders.