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StridingAhead

ACairnIndiaCSRInitiative

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2IInauguralIssue

Contents

Introduction

StridesWeTook

DefiningDestinations

PartnersinOurSuccess

OurFootprints

RajasthanandBarmer

CairnEnterpriseCentre,Barmer

OtherAssetsandInitiatives

TransformingLives

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6

8

10

11

13

14

16

21

Conceptualise,designedanddevelopedbythe

CommunicationandDesigndepartmentofCairnIndiaLtd.

Disclaimer:Theinformationprovidedinthismagazine

hasbeengatheredfromactualincidentsandexperiences.

ThecontentissolepropertyofCairnIndiaLtd.andmust

notbemisused.Topostyourqueries/questions,writeto

stridingahead@cairnindia.com

©CairnIndiaLtd.2011

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W

e,atCairnIndia,believethatthe

basisofgrowingeconomiesis

aboutsustainability,affordability,

inclusivenessandsensitivitytowardsthe

communitiesinwhichweoperate.CairnIndia

iscommittedtoconductingitsoperationsin

asociallyandenvironmentallyresponsible

manner.Thiscommitmentisfundamentalto

thelongtermsuccessandfocusoncreating

valueandmakingadifferencewhereCairn

Indiaoperatesthroughvariouscommunity

developmentinitiatives.CorporateSocial

Responsibility(CSR)isthereforeanintegral

partofCairnIndia’sbusinessstrategyfrom

explorationtodevelopment,andproduction.

Theoverwhelmingsupportreceived

fromthevariousstakeholders

acrosstheoperationalareahas

beeninstrumentaltoCairnIndia’s

successanditisguidedbythe

CSRvision,whichisencapsulatedin

the3Rs–Respect,Relationshipsand

Responsibility.StridingAhead,thenewCSR

Magazinewillbecommittedtowardscreating

arepositoryofbestpracticesforcommunity

initiativesasaplatformforknowledgesharing

andenhancementincorporateresponsibility

acrossCairnIndia’soperationalareas.Striding

Ahead;asamagazinewillfocustoengulfCairn

India’scommunityengagementprogrammes.

Thismonthwearedelightedtobringtoyou

theinauguralissuefocusingonRajasthan&the

CairnEnterpriseCentre.

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4IInauguralIssue

Introduction

In1979,SirBillGammellfoundedCairn

EnergyPLC,andthecompanywaslisted

ontheLondonStockExchangein1988.

SirBillGammellbecameitsfirstChief

Executive.AstheIndianoilandgasmarket

deregulatedintheearly1990s,Cairn’sfocus

turnedtothisregion,whichresultedinthe

acquisitionofCommandPetroleumLtd.in

1996,anAustralian-quotedcompanywith

aninterestinSouthAsia.CairnEnergyPLC,

aFTSE100companywasoneofthefirst

UKcompaniestoinvestintheIndianoiland

gassector.RavvaintheKrishna-Godavari

Basinwasthefirstoffshoreoilandgas

fieldtobedevelopedinpartnershipwith

ONGC,VideoconandRavvaOil,where

Cairnbecameoperatingpartnersfrom1996,

workingunderaProductionSharingContract

(PSC)until2019.Thiswasfollowedby

theLakshmigasfieldinWesternIndiathat

wasdiscoveredin2000,whicheventually

commencedproductionin2002.InJanuary

2004,followingthelargestoildiscovery

byanycompanyinIndiasince1985,the

MangalaoilfieldinRajasthanwasadded

toCairn’sassets.InDecember2006Cairn

EnergyPLCannouncedthepricingforthe

flotationofitsIndianbusiness,CairnIndia

Ltd.throughtheInitialPublicOffering(IPO)

ontheBombayStockExchangeandthe

NationalStockExchangeofIndia.Currently

CairnisoperatingasCairnIndiaLtd.,and

theMangalafieldandotherdiscoveries

inRajasthanareexpectedtocontribute

significantlytotheenergysecurityofIndia.

VisionandCoreValues

CairnIndiaiscommittedtothehighest

standardsofCorporateSocialResponsibility

(CSR).Itisourconvictionthatcontinuous

businessgrowth,sustainablecommunities

andthecreationofvalueforourstakeholders

gohand-in-hand.CairnIndia’svisionof

pioneeringenergyenrichinglivesisbuilt

onthefoundationofourcorevaluesof

pioneeringspirit,teamwork,respectand

ownership.Theseareembeddedintheway

weconductourbusinessandengagewith

ourstakeholders.Respectforindividuals

withintheorganisation,ahealthydiversity

ofculturesandprofessionalexperiencehas

helpedCairntopursueitsvisionofbeinga

pioneerinthefieldofenergy.Cairnhasbeen

successfullydemonstratingitscommitment

towardsthecommunitieswhereitoperates

throughresponsibleactionsthathelp

createsustainablelivelihoods.Formore

thanadecade,Cairnhasbeenundertaking

pioneeringactivitiesinthefieldofenergy.

Throughitstechnicalexpertise,Cairnhas

builtasignificanthydrocarbonresource

baseinthecountry.

GovernanceStructure

CairnIndiahasaninternalcontroland

assuranceframeworkinplacewhichis

closelyregulatedbytheCairnIndiaBoard.

TheBoardisprovidedwithregularupdates

onCSRperformancethroughtheCairnIndia

CorporateAdvisoryBoard(CAB).Thereview

iscarriedoutbyanindependentinternal

departmentwhichreportstoCAB.

CairnIndia’sVisionEncapsulatesCorporateSocialResponsibilityin3Rs

RESPONSIBILITY

CairnIndiaisoperatinginmanyareasthatface

economic,socialandenvironmentalchallenges.

Wehavearesponsibilitytounderstandthese

challenges,identifythepotentialimpactofour

activitiesand,throughengagingwithstakeholders,

lookforopportunitieswheremutualbenefitis

secured.

RELATIONSHIPS

Thesuccessofthecompanywouldnothave

beenpossiblewithouttheconsistentsupportof

allstakeholders,governments,regulatorsand

JVpartners,tothelocalcommunitiesandthe

administrationoftheregionsinwhichCairnIndia

operates.

RESPECT

PeopleareCairnIndia’skeyassetandcriticaltothe

business.Theentrepreneurialspiritisunderpinnedby

adepthofknowledgeandastrongsetofculturalcore

valuesincludingintegrity,socialandenvironmental

responsibility,team-workandthenurturingof

individuals.

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Makinglearninginteractiveandparticipatory

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6IInauguralIssue

Intheyear2007,theCairnIFCLinkageProgrammewas

Strideswetook

establishedunderwhichthefollowingthreeprojectswere

initiated,viz.EnterpriseCentre,MaternalChildHealth

ProgrammeandDairyDevelopmentProgramme.

Theyear2006markstheactualisationofauniqueprogrammecalled

TIE(TheatreinEducation),whichwastakentoschoolslocatedin

theruralareasofBarmer.

ThesuccessoftheDairyDevelopmentProgrammeisevidentasinitially

1,96,876litresofmilkwasproducedunderthisinitiative;however

todaytheproductioniscloseto25,00,000litres.

TheChiefMinister

ofRajasthanflagged

offCairnIndia’s

initiativetowards

bettereducation;

ScienceonWheels

(MobileScience

Van),intheyear

2010.

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RegionalHead-AdvisoryServices,IFCSouthAsia

wasquotedappreciatingourinitiativeofCairn

EnterpriseCentre:“Bycreatingopportunities

andbuildingcapacitywhereneedsaregreatest,

thisinitiativehasevolvedintoamodelfor

promotinginclusiveeconomicgrowthinfrontier

andremoteregions.Cairnhassetupanew

benchmarktowardsSustainableCorporate

ResponsivenessbyintegratingtheEnterprise

Centrewithbusinessneedsandtheneedsof

thelocalcommunityandenvironment.We

complimentCairnontakingsuchapro-active

andprofessionalroleinstandardsettingand

communitydevelopment”,hesaid.

EnterpriseCentrewas

relaunchedasCairn

EnterpriseCentrein

May2011andhasbeen

establishedasanon-profit

organisation,registered

undertheSocieties

RegistrationAct,1860.

Therewasa5yearMoU

signedbetweenCairn

IndiaandGovernmentof

Rajasthanforcarryingon

communitydevelopment

programmesunderCEC.

In2009,theMobileHealthVanprojectwaslaunchedinpartnership

withHelpAgeIndiainBarmer.Presentlyatotalofthreemobilehealth

vansareprovidinghealthcareservicesintheremotevillagesofBarmer.

Improvedhealthstatusofthecommunitymembersissuccesstothe

MHVProgramme;tilldateapproximately92,500peoplehavebeen

benefitedthroughthisinitiative.

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8IInauguralIssue

Definingdestinations

partnershipwithlocalauthorities,NGOsand

otherorganisations.Atthenationallevel,

socio-economicstudiesandstakeholder

consultationsidentifyappropriateareasfor

socialinvestment,whilstplansaredeveloped

throughdiscussionatdistrictandcommunity

levels.

EconomicDevelopment

TheobjectiveofCairn’sinitiativeineconomic

developmentistocreateanenvironment

(andinfrastructure)conducivetogenerating

OurFocusareas

CairnIndiaiscommittedtostrideahead

toachievetheMillenniumDevelopment

Goals(MDGs)throughvariouscommunity

engagements.Itfocusesoninclusivegrowth

byfosteringsocialcapitalthroughthehealth

andeducationinitiativesandbycreating

accesstoopportunitiesandresourcesthrough

theeconomicdevelopmentandinfrastructure

supportinitiatives.Theinitiativesaddto

localbenefitsgeneratedthroughfocused

socialinvestment.CairnIndia’scommunity

developmentstrategiesaredesignedand

implementedthroughconsultationand

incomeearningopportunitiesthrough

optimalusageofhumanresourcesforthe

ScienceonWheelshelpingsustaininterestofyoungmindsatschools.

targetcommunities,andtodevelop

existenceofilliteracy.Thefocusthereforeis

MSMEs(Micro,SmallandMedium

Enterprises)forassumingtheroleof

vendorswithlargeindustries(including

ourown)comingupintheregion.Gender

equalityandwomenempowerment

arehumanrightsthatlieattheheartof

developmentandachievementofMDGs.

Despitetheprogressmade,sixoutoften

oftheworld’spoorestarestillwomen

andgirls.CairnIndiahasrecognisedthat

womenhavenotbeenabletoparticipate

activelyintheirownemancipationdueto

theirlackofeconomicindependenceand

towardswomenempowermentbyfostering

theireconomicindependencethroughskill

trainingandentrepreneurshipdevelopment

programmes,supportforcapacitybuilding,

creditandmarketlinkages.

Health

Healthandwellbeingofthecommunities

whereCairnIndiaoperates,isamatterof

concernwhichistakenupresponsibly.The

focusistoenhancehealthcareseeking

behaviourofcommunitiesregarding

Economic

Development

Health

Education

Infrastructure

FOCUS

AREAS

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StridingAheadI9

Behaving

responsibly

towardsthe

Environment

Behaving

responsibly

towardsSociety

Behaving

Responsibly

towardsPeople

OURCORE

PRINCIPLE

honestyand

integrity

Wedevelopthe

potentialofourpeople

Wefosteraworkplacethat

respectspersonaldignity,

isnon-discriminatoryand

providesfairrewards

Weprovideahealthy,

safeandsecureworking

environment

Weseektomakea

positivesocialimpactin

everyareathatwework

Werespecttherights

andacknowledgethe

aspirationsandconcerns

ofthecommunitiesin

whichwework

Weavoidnegativeimpacts

ontheenvironmentand

biodiversity

Wepreventandminimise

emissionstoair,water

andland

Weoperatetominimise

ourcarbonfootprint

Educationforwomeninthecommunity

Infrastructure

CairnIndiaoperatedfocusedcommunityand

socialdevelopmentprojectsinsupportof

reproductiveandchildhealthandHIV/

AIDSpreventionthroughhealtheducation

andpromotioninitiatives.CairnIndia

recognisestheneedtocomplementand

supplementthegovernmenthealthsystem

foreffectiveprimaryhealthcare.Keepingin

viewthescatteredhabitationpatternofthe

populationatBarmer,Rajasthan,CairnIndia

startedmobilehealthvaninitiativetoserve

remotecommunitiesofRajasthanwhich

wouldotherwisehavelittleornoaccess

tohealthcareservices.Theinitiativehas

providedpreventative,curativeanddiagnostic

healthcareservicestomorethan92,500

people.Moreover,collaborativeinitiatives

aredrivenwithPanchayatstocatalysehealth

governancethroughmicrolevelstrategising

andplanning.CairnIndiaempowers

communitiestotakegroupandindividual

actiontoaddresstheirhealthneeds.

Education

CairnIndiaaimsatenablinganenvironment

forchildrenandyoungpeopletodevelop

andevolveasresponsiblecitizen.Through

thevariouseducationinitiatives,itfocuses

onaccess,equityandqualityofeducation.

Thecompanyrecognisestheimportanceof

appropriateinfrastructure,skilledteachers,

innovativeteachingmethodologyand

curriculumavailabilityfortheschoolgoing

childrenofthedistrict.Inadditiontothis,it

alsobelievesininnovativemethodstomake

learningmoreinteractiveandparticipatory.

ProgrammeslikeReadingRoom,Theatre

inEducation(TIE),MobileScienceVanand

scienceplaygroundshavehelpedbringback

andsustaininterestofyoungmindsatschools.

localcommunitiesintheareassurrounding

itsexploration,developmentandproduction

sites.TheCompanyworkscloselywith

districtauthorities,representativesoflocal

selfgovernmentsandcommunitiesonlocal

infrastructureimprovementprojectsproviding

muchneededroads,housingandtoiletsfor

thedisadvantaged,watertanks,community

halls,schoolbuildingsrenovationand

playgrounds.Itrecognisesthecentralroleof

infrastructureinthedevelopmentagendaand

asacontributortogrowth,povertyreduction

andachievementoftheMDGs.

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RAJASTHAN

• MobileScienceVan

• SkillTrainingProgramme

PARTNERSINOUR

SUCCESS

10IInauguralIssue

MobileHealthVan

SchoolLibraryProgramme

DairyDevelopmentProgramme

TrainingofTeachers(ToT)

ScholarshiptoMeritoriousstudents

WomenEmpowerment&Livelihood

Programmes

EmergencyAmbulancesupport

Programmes

EmergencyAmbulancesupport

InternationalFinance

Corporation

GovernmentofRajasthan

GovernmentofGujarat

GovernmentofSriLanka

ThomsonReuters

HelpAgeIndia

SmileFoundation

MultiCommodities

ExchangeofIndia

ESAB,Kolkata

DepartmentofPosts,

GovernmentofIndia

GUJARAT-CB/OS-2

RoomtoReadIndiaTrust

SocietytoUpliftRural

Economy(SURE)

AgastyaFoundation

DHARASansthan

SchoolEnvironmentandEnergy

ConservationProject

ScholarshiptoMeritoriousstudents

Infrastructuredevelopmentforschools

Teachinglearningaidsforschools

SupportSchoolTeacher

LEPRAIndia

UNFPA(UnitedNations

GUJARAT-MIDSTREAM

PopulationFund)

IL&FS

NIIT

LiQVid

BNKVS(BharatiyaNatya

AgriculturalKiosks

MobileSMSProgramme

HealthCamps

SchoolLibraryProgramme

MobileScienceVan

MobileHealthVan

KalaVikasSansthan)

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RAJASTHAN

ANDHRAPRADESH-KGONN2003/1

GUJARAT

MaternalandChildHealthProject

SchoolsupportProgramme

RAVVA

SkilltrainingProgramme

VendorDevelopmentProgramme

WaterandSanitationProgramme

ANDHRAPRADESH

CommunityHealthProgramme

SRILANKA

SchoolLibraryProject

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12IInauguralIssue

Ensuringavailabilityofsafeandsurpluswater

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RajasthanandBarmer

Rajasthanisanenigmaticstatewheretradition

andhistoryblendwithcontemporarylifestyle.

TheIndusValleyCivilisationwaspresentin

partsofwhatisnowRajasthan.Theadventof

meninRajasthancanclaimgreaterantiquity

thanmanyotherregionsofIndia.

It’sageologicalfactthattheAravallirangeof

mountainslocatedacrossinRajasthanisolder

thantheHimalayas.Thestateisknownforits

vibranciesinitsfortsandpalaces;danceand

music;paintingsandsculptures;theatreart

andtemples.Rajasthanisthefourthhighest

inattractingtouristsinIndiaasmanyold

palacesandfortshavebeenconvertedinto

heritagehotels.Inall,atrulyblessedstateof

RajasthanistheheartofIndia’srichcultural

byrailwaywithothercitiesofIndiaproviding

itwithnewprovisionsofdevelopment.The

locationofBarmer,whichisontheIndia-

PakistanInternationalBorder,gothighlighted

intenselyduringtheIndia-Pakistanwar

in1965and1971.Thediscoveryofoil

byCairnIndiaandothermineralshas

broughtBarmerintovisibility.Despitenew

industrialdevelopmentsitcontinuestobe

afocalpointforitstraditionalart,culture,

handicrafts,fairsandfestivals.Dyeingand

hand-printingoftextiles,embroidery,jute

products,woventextilesandwood-carving

aresomeoftheuniquefeaturesofBarmer.

Apartfromthedependenceonartand

handicraftBarmerhashighdependence

onagricultureandalliedactivitieswhichis

heritage.Asperthecensus2011,population

ofRajasthanstateis6.86crore.Thestatehas

recorded21.44%growthinthelastdecade.As

pertheprovisionalresultsofthecensus2011,

aresultoflowagriculturalproducedueto

aridland,heavydependenceonmonsoons,

lowrateofgrowthoftheagriculturesector,

sharpslowdowninthemanufacturing

Womenempowermentby

enhancingtheircraftsmenship

Rajasthanhasrecorded8thhighestpopulation

growthinIndia.

Barmerdistrict,Cairn’soperationalarea,is

locatedinthewesternregionofthestateand

ispartoftheGreatIndianDesert–Thar.The

totalpopulationofthedistrictisapproximately

26lakhs,asperGovernmentofIndiaCensus

2011.Theliteracyrateofthedistrictis57.49

withmaleliteracyratebeing72.32andfemale

sectorandlowpercapitadevelopment

expenditure,amongstmanyothers.Apart

fromartandhandicraft,thefocusistowards

maximumutilisationofthelargemineral

depositsintheregion,whichiscurrently

beingcarriedoutbyCairnIndiainasocially

andenvironmentallyresponsiblemanner.

Doingbusinessinasustainablemanneris

fundamentaltoourlong-termsuccessand

wearefocusedoncreatingvalueandmaking

ourcommunitydevelopmentinitiatives.

CorporateSocialResponsibility(CSR)is

thereforeanintegralpartofourbusiness

strategyfromexplorationtodevelopment

andproduction.Weaimtoempowerour

localcommunitiesthroughsustainable

developmentmodels,fosteringinclusive

growth.Tothisend,weareworkingto

addresslocalneedswhilepartnering

governmentagenciesforlongtermnation

anincreasinglysignificantplayerinthe

energysector,wewillcontinuetoleverage

ourCSRactivitiesandpartnerwithlocal

communitiestobringthemthebenefits

ofenergydevelopment.Togetaninsight

intowhatwearedoingaspartofourCSR

activities,continuereadingStridingAhead.

41.03.Intheyear1899,Barmerwasconnectedadifferencewhereweoperatethrough

buildingobjectives.AsCairnIndiabecomes

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14IInauguralIssue

CairnEnterpriseCentre,Barmer

Meagreagriculturalproduction,seasonal

migrationofyouthinsearchofjobs,

lackofanymajorindustrialactivity,and

comparativelyloweducationlevelshave

resultedinverypooravailabilityofskilled

andsemi-skilledmanpowerfromthelocal

communityinBarmer.Lackofopportunities

todevelopmanagerialskillsalsoresultedin

mostmicro,smallandmediumenterprises

(MSMEs)operatingatlowlevels.Thesewere

themajorimpedimentsforlocalcommunities

andMSMEsinparticipatingintheeconomic

growthassociatedwiththedevelopment

ofthehydrocarbondiscoveriesinthe

region.Seeingtheabove,Cairnlaunched

theEnterpriseCentre(EC)inJuly2007

andexpertiseonbusinesspracticesto

localMSMEs,supportingthemtobecome

potentialsuppliersandserviceproviders

todifferentbusinessentities/contractors

andotherupcomingventuresintheregion.

TheECalsohelpedinthedisseminationof

informationregardingcontracts,tenders

andotherrelevantbusinessdocuments.

FollowingweretheobjectivesofECduring

itsoperations

•Tradeskillexposureandenhanced

employabilityforcommunitiesinthe

BarmerDevelopmentAreathereby

developingmicro,smallandmedium

enterprises(MSMEs).

inpartnershipwithInternationalFinance

Corporation(IFC)foraninitialperiodofthree

yearstoimprovetheeconomicstatusofthe

•FacilitatingaccesstofinanceforSMEs

andmicro-entrepreneurstoestablish

andexpandbusinesses.

Enhancedlearningexperienceforthestudents

peopleintheremotedesertdistrict

ofBarmer.

TheECcommencedoperationsinBarmer

inJuly2007andwasformallyinaugurated

•Collectionanddisseminationofinfor-

mationonemploymentopportunities,

enterprisedevelopment,government

schemesandupcomingcontractsand

tenders.

CEC:Impact

Details

Numberofpeopletrainedatthe

EnterpriseCentre

2007-08

2180

2008–09

2225

2009–10

2212

Total

6617

inFebruary2008inthepremisesofthe

Employability

•70%ofthetraineeswereprovided

BarmerIndustrialTrainingInstitute(ITI)

underaMemorandumofUnderstanding

signedbetweentheDirectorateofTechnical

Education(DTE),GovernmentofRajasthan

andCairnIndia.Duringthefirstphase(2007

–2010)theEChelpedprovideinformation

EC’sBasicSkillsProgrammeaimedat

impartingtraininginconstructionrelated

trades,suchasmasonry,fabrication,

carpentry,electricalandplumbing,in

additiontohandicrafts-thetraditional

skillinthearea.Thisprogrammeprovided

employmentopportunitiesattheend

oftheprogramme

•70%ofthewomentrainedwerelinked

tolocalexportersandcontractors

•80%ofthetraineesstartedtheirown

enterprise

Source:Cairn

–IFCLinkage

Programme

EvaluationReport

(2011)

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IntegratedCommunity

Development

‘hands-on’and‘learning-by-doing’

experience.Duringitsoperationsinthefirst

threeyearsECcreatedanicheforitselfin

thestateandsetupauniquePublicPrivate

Partnership(PPP)model,drivingbusiness

growthandestablishinglinkageswiththe

localcommunities.Seeingthesuccess

oftheECduringthefirstphase;itwas

envisagedtoextendthemodelforanother

fiveyearsundertheaegisofaNot-for-Profit

organisationCairnEnterpriseCentre(CEC)

registeredunderSocietiesRegistrationAct,

1860inpartnershipwithGovernmentof

Rajasthan.AnMoUhasbeensignedbetween

CEC:Intervention

CECandGovernmentofRajasthantotake

theprojectfurtherforthenextfiveyears.

DuringitstermtheCECwillfocusoncutting

edgetrainingsolutionsthathaveanindustry

linkage,andhence,chancesofgreater

employabilityforthestudents.

TheCECwillhaveamodularapproach

andwilldelivermodulesthatarehighly

specialisedandcomplementtheexisting

trainingsetup.WithinthistheCECwillbegin

withspecialisedtrainingonwelding.The

specialisedtrainingwillbeginbyusingthe

existingfacilitiesatITI,Barmerandwillbe

institutionalisedbycreatingspecialfacilities

attheCEC,withinthenextoneyear.While

theweldingtrainingisbeinginstitutionalised,

Cairnwillbeginthepilotphaseofthesecond

specialisedtrainingoninstallationand

maintenanceofpumpsandvalves.

CECisalsostrengtheningtheexisting

programmeportfoliocurrentlyofferedatthe

ITIbyaddingthesoftskillcomponenttothe

existingITIcurriculum.Thesetrainingswill

includemodulesonbasiccomputerliteracy,

spokenEnglishandbasicmanagement/

entrepreneurshipskills.

SkillDevelopment

SoftSkilldevelopmentcourses,

Professionalcourses,Trainingof

Trainer’scoursesforITIfaculty.

Usageof‘MobileVan’forSkill

developmentcourses

LocalVendorDevelopment

Databasemanagementoflocal

vendorsCapacitybuilding&

trainingofvendorsProvisionsfor

marketlinkageJointcertification

courseswithagencyofrepute

OngoingProgrammesatthe

CairnEnterpriseCentre

DairyDevelopmentProgramme

MobileRepairingTraining

GensetRepairingTraining

AdvancedWeldingTrainingforITIStudents

TwoWheelerRepairingTraining

SpokenEnglishCourse

BasicComputerTraining

Intervention

Basicskillsemployment

programmes(EP)and

Cairnspecificemployment

programmes(CEP)

SemiSkilled

GeneralProgrammes

SelfEmploymentprogrammes

VendorDevelopment

Total

No of Participants

2008–2009

1045

341

175

64

540

60

2225

2007-2008

844

249

-

-

929

158

2180

2009-2010

662

50

201

475

426

398

2212

WelfareInitiatives

•DairyDevelopment

WelfareInitiatives

Intervention

•LifeSkillprogramme(in

school&outofschools)

•Educationinitiatives

•CapacityBuildingand

awarenessofPanchayat

programme

•Child&MaternalHealth

Source:Cairn–IFCLinkageProgrammeEvaluationReport(2011)

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16IInauguralIssue

Aglanceatour

otherassetsandinitiatives

Gujarat

Surat(Suvali)

SuratisthecommercialcapitaloftheIndian

stateofGujarat.Itisoneofthefastest

growingcitiesinIndia.SchoolsinSuratare

eithermunicipalschools,runbytheSurat

MunicipalCorporationorprivateschools,

whichinsomecasesreceivefinancialaid

fromthegovernment.

TheschoolsareaffiliatedtotheGujarat

SecondaryandHigherSecondaryEducation

ofOpenSchooling(NIOS).Gujaratior

Englisharetheusuallanguagesofinstruction.

Thegovernment-runpublicschoolslack

manyfacilities,butaretheonlyoptionfor

poorerresidentswhocannotaffordthe

moreexpensiveprivateschools.Asperthe

censusof2011,theliteracyrateoftheSurat

is86.65%,whichisconsiderablyhigherthan

thenationalaverageof74.04%.Themale

literacyrateis91.5%whilethefemaleliteracy

rateis81.02%.However,schoolenrolment

isstilllowandthedropoutrateafter7th

gradeisconsiderablyhigh.Inadditiontothis,

undernourishmentandanaemiaisprevalent

inthedistrictwith38%ofthechildrenbeing

Board(GSEB),theCentralBoardfor

SecondaryEducation(CBSE);andfew

underweightand10%ofthemseverely

undernourished.

Providefinancialassistancetostudents

topursuehighereducation

schoolsareaffiliatedunderNationalInstitute

•Improveliteracylevelsthroughincreasedenrolmentandretentioningovernmentschools.Oneofourflagshipprojects,‘SchoolEnvironmentand

EnergyConservationproject’hasbeeninstrumentalinhelpingbringbackschooldropouts.ThepartneroftheprojectisNatureClubSurat.

•Providefinancialassistancetostudentstopursuehighereducationandvocationaltraining.

•Supplementhealthinitiativesofthegovernmentandprovideaccesstosafedrinkingwater.

•GenerateawarenessonHIV/AIDSamongtruckers.

•ImprovelocalinfrastructureforcommunitydDevelopment.

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AndhraPradesh

KrishnaandGuntur

FOcus

Our

KrishnaandGunturarefloodproneareas.Therehas

beenasignificantshortfallinhealthexpenditureinthese

twodistrictsasthereareonly15PHCs(PrimaryHealth

Centres)cateringtoapopulationof10,47,476spread

across107villagesinGunturdistrictand7PHCsin

Krishnadistrictforapopulationof5,27,104spreadacross

105villages.Ananalysisofthehealthprofilesofthetwo

districtsshowsalackofadequatehealthcareservicesand

limitedutilisationofthesameduetopoorqualityservices.

•SensitisePanchayatsforcollectiveaction

oncommunityhealth.

•Improvequalityofprimaryhealthcareand

utilisationofavailableandaddedservices.

•Increaseknowledgeandawarenessof

thecommunityabouthealthcarerelated

issues.

Ensuringsafedrinkingwatertoimprovecommunityhealth

EastGodavari(Ravva)

EastGodavariisprimarilyanagriculturaldistrictandisthe

secondrichestdistrictinthecountry.However,insharp

contrastisSurasaniyanam-oneofthemostbackward

villages.Ithasapopulationofabout6000andthemajor

occupationsofthepeopleincludeagriculture,prawn

fishingandpettylabour.

•Improvecommunityhealthby

ensuringsafedrinkingwater,

improvedsanitationandavailability

ofmedicationfortheneedy.

•Primaryeducationthrough

infrastructuredevelopment,

ensuringalearningenvironment,

financialassistanceforstudents

andsupplementinggovernment

educationprogrammes.

•Promotesustainablelivelihoods

withaspecialfocusonwomen

andyouththroughincubationof

MSMEsandskilltrainingforbetter

employability.

•Developandsustainthelocal

economythroughinfrastructure

developmentinconsultation

withthecommunityanddistrict

administration.

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Midstream

TheBarmertoSalayaPipelineprojectisa

lifelinetothebusinessoperationsandhas

beencommissionedfortransportationof

crudeoiltraversingthroughtwodistrictsof

RajasthanandsixdistrictsofGujarat.Inthe

pipelineoperationalareasthebusinesshas

touchedlivesin250villagesandpartnering

withmorethan40,000familiesforasymbiotic

relationshipthroughinnovativedevelopment

modelsandmicro-interventionatthe

Panchayatlevel.Closeto20,000farmershave

benefittedthroughtheagriSMSprogramme

andfarmerfacilitationcentres.

farmerhasamobilephoneconnection.

Weidentifiedthisopportunityandstarted

workingtowardsmakinguseofmobile

phonesasamediumforinformation

dissemination.ReutersMarketLight(RML)

isapersonalisedcropadvisoryservicefor

farmers,whichprovidesspotpricesofhis

chosencropsfromnearbymarkets,news

andcropadviceasperhisregionorcrop,

andlocalisedweatherforecastinhislocal

languagethroughasimpleSMS.Several

studieshaveshownthattheinitiativehas

ledfarmerstoreaphugefinancialbenefits

–rangingfromINR500toashighasINR

400,000duetothereductioninproduction

riskandmarketingrisk.Thishasresultedin

abetterstandardoflivinginthecommunity.

AgriSMSProgramme

CairnIndiahasbeenstudyingthemobile

Trainingprogrammeforthefarmers

GSK(AgriKiosk)

phonephenomenoncloselyandrealisedit

tobethebiggestopportunitytoempower

farmers.Adipstickstudyconductedacross

sixdistrictsrevealedthatalmostevery

CairnIndiainitiatedprojectspertaining

toagriculturalawarenessacrossthe

pipelinerouteinallthe250villages.

Theprojectcaterstotheneedofthe

farmers’requirementaswellasbuilding

awarenessonincreasingtheirproductivity

andobtainingfairpricefortheircrop.With

thispremise,CairnispartneringwithMulti

CommodityExchange(MCX)andIndiaPosts

withprofitsandcommissionreceivedbythe

coordinatorsaswellasDepartmentofPost

throughsaleandpurchaseofagri-commodity.

SomeofthebenefitsofGSKinclude;spotand

futuremarketpricedissemination,agri-expert

foroperationalisingthemodelofGramin

SuvidhaKendra(GSK)inpartnershipat

6districtsinGujarat.TheGSKplatform

offerstheadvantageofworkingwiththe

Governmentandmultiplecorporatepartners,

therebymakingitaninnovativePublicPrivate

Partnership(PPP)modelwithauniquerural

marketingchain.Themodelisselfsustainable

advisory,qualitywarehousingsystemcoupled

withthewarehousereceiptfinancing,weather

insurance,governmentschemesonagriculture,

NABARDschemesandmuchmore.

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Our

•Strengtheninghealthcareprogrammesbysupplementingthe

IntegratedChildDevelopmentSchemes(ICDS)andmassawareness

onhealthissues.

•Supporttoagriculturebypromotingbestpracticesincluding

knowledgeoncropcycle.

•Valueadditiontoeducationthroughinnovativeinitiatives.

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SriLanka

ThepearloftheIndianOcean–SriLanka,

hasoneofitsfirstwrittenreferencesfound

intheIndianepic–Ramayana.Today,Sri

Lankaisoneofthemostsoughtaftertourist

destinationsinSouthAsia.SriLankahasan

educationsystemwhichdictates9years

ofcompulsoryschoolingforeverychild.

However,lackofresponsivenessofthe

educationsystemtothelabormarket

requirements,disparitiesinaccessto

qualityeducation,lackofaneffective

linkagebetweensecondaryandtertiary

educationremainmajorchallengesforthe

educationsector.

SinceCairnhasobtainedacreagefor

explorationinSriLanka,aspartof

Company’ssocialcommitment,Cairn

isproactivelyinitiatingCSRactivities

whichwilladdvaluetotheeffortsofthe

Governmentaswellassupplementthe

communityneedsinthisaspect.‘Education’

beingoneoftheprimefocusareas,Cairn

hastakenthelibraryinitiativetoSriLanka.

Cairniscommittedtocreatingan

environmentforchildrenandyoung

communitymemberstohelpthem

evolveasresponsiblecitizensthroughits

educationinitiativeswhichfocusonaccess,

equityandqualityofeducation.

Itrecognisestheimportanceofappropriate

infrastructure,skilledteachers,innovative

teachingmethodologyandcurriculum,

availabilityofgoodbooksandlearning

aidsforimprovingknowledgebaseand

increaseliteracywithinthesociety.In

additiontothis,Cairnalsobelievesin

innovativemethodstomakelearningmore

interactiveandparticipatory.Inalignment

withtheGovernment’sfocusinbuilding

schoollibraries,Cairninpartnershipwith

GovernmentofSriLankahasdecidedto

support27suchlibrariesinMoneragala

districtofUvaprovincewhichhasbeen

chosenbytheGovernmenttoimplement

theprojectonapilotbasis.Cairnwillwork

incollaborationwiththeGovernmentof

SriLankatoensureallthelibrariesare

equippedwithappropriatereadingmaterial

andothereducationaltools.Inorderto

maintaintransparencyandefficiencyin

operations,appropriatereportingformats

havebeenputinplaceandmonthly

monitoringwillbeinitiatedtostudythe

progressoftheprojectregularly.

Inalltheseefforts,Cairnwillaimat

educatingtheyouthoftheislandnationby

providingthemwithrequiredfacilitiesand

resourcessuchaslibrariesandbooks.

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20IInauguralIssue

MobileRepairingTrainingatEnterpriseCentre,Barmer

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TransformingLives

MobileRepairingTraining

PadmaRamopenshisshopat10amin

Uttarlaimarket,Barmerandhefinisheshis

oneandonlymealforthedayjustbefore

openingtheshutters.Healreadyknows

thatthedayisgoingtobepackedwith

workandcustomers.Currentlyearning

overINR15000permonth,Padma’sstory

isasuccessstory.PadmaRambelongstoa

sevenmemberfamilyinDundavillage.To

contributetothelittleearningsofthefamily

hewassentasalabourtoSurat,Gujarat.

However,theinhumanconditionstolive

CairnEnterpriseCentreIncreasingStudentBase

7000

6000

5000

4000

3000

2000

1000

andminimalwagesforcedhimtoreturnto

hisvillage.Padmawasconfusedaboutwhat

todonextinhislifeuntilhecameacross

0

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

Totaltilldate

anadvertisementinnewspaperabout

theMobilerepairingtrainingprogramme

organisedbyCairnEnterpriseCentre.

Duringthe3monthscourse,PadmaRam

alongwith14othermemberswasnotonly

taughtthedetailsaboutmobilerepairbut

wasalsoorientedaboutentrepreneurship,

likehowtostartabusiness,waystohandle

customercomplaints,etc.Inadditiontothis,

PadmaRamwasalsoprovidedwithamicro

loanofINR15000tostarthisownenterprise

atUttarlai.Fromhereontherewasno

ThetrainingsessionsconductedattheCairnEnterpriseCentrehavechangedthelivesofthousands.

ThedataincludestrainingsofvariouskindsandformatsincludingEmploymentProgrammes,SemiSkills

Programmes,SelfEmploymentProgrammes,SMEProgrammesandGeneralprogrammes.Atanoveralllevel,

thetrainingsimpartedbyCairnEnterpriseCentrehavereceivedapositivefeedbackfromthetraineesbothin

termsofdesignanddelivery.Withrespecttothedatainthefig,91%traineessuggestthattheyrecommendthe

programmestoothersandmorethan70%ofthemindicatethatthetrainingshavecontributedinenhancingtheir

personality.

Thefactorsprimarilycontributingsatisfactionaretrainingcontent,relevanceandapplicability.

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lookingbackforPadmaashebecamemost

popularandsoughtaftermobilerepairerin

theregion.Withnon-stopbusinesscoming

in,Padmaisnowplanningtohireanassistant.

SelfEmploymentProgramme

Gyani,asimplewomanfromaremotevillage

ofKawasistheshiningstarofherfamilyand

intheleagueofsuccessfulentrepreneurs

aroundthevillage.Seenasasymbolof

strengthandcourageinhervillage,Gyani

recallsthatlifewascompletelyopposite

before,anddidn’tseemtohaveanymeaning

forherwhenshelosthertwoyearold

childduetoillness.Shewasinastateof

traumaafterthetragedyanddidn’tknow

howtomoveon.Forafamilyofdailywage

earnersmostoftheirearningshadgone

inthetreatmentofthechildandthisleft

themindrudgeryandpoverty.Itwasthen

thatGyaniluckilycametoknowaboutthe

SelfEmploymentProgrammebeingrunat

theCairnEnterpriseCentre.Shejoinedthe

programmeanditgaveheragood

scopetofocusherattentionandhitupon

anewmissioninherlife.Gyaniknewthat

itwasheronlychanceandshestarted

attendingthetraining.Inthreemonthsshe

completedthesessionandwasconfident

ofherhandicraftskills.Shebeganspending

twotothreehoursdaily,andsoonstarted

earningclosetoINR1000permonth.Itwas

thislifechangingmomentinGyani’slife

whichmadeherbelievethatshecanmake

adifference.Shesoonjoinedtheadditional

courseinkeychainmakingorganisedatCEC

forsupplementingherincome.Forthefirst

timeinherlife,Gyanistartedbelievingin

herself!Afterexcellinginboththetrades,

hermonthlyincomedoubledtoINR2000per

month.Todaysheisrespectedbyherfamily

andthecommunity,asshemanagedtohelp

herfamilysurvivethroughthecrisis.

EmploymentProgramme–

TraininginSolarLampRepairing

LifewouldneverbethesameforMagaram,

aresidentofMadpuraBarwalavillage.

Todayheisoneofthemostsuccessful

businessmeninthearea,includingvillages

surroundinghis.Andthismassivechange

inhislifehappenedoverjust6months.

Magaramrecalls,thatearlierhewasjust

anordinarytailorinhisvillage,earning

littlewhichwasnotsufficienttomeet

thedailyneedsofhis6memberfamily.

ButMagaramhadadream;hewantedto

providethebeststandardofeducationto

hischildren.Hethoughtthisdreamwould

alwaysremainadreamuntilhecameto

knowabouttheprogrammesinCEC.It

allstartedwithathreeweektraininghe

underwentattheCEC.Thetrainingwas

initiated,assolarlampswerepopularin

thesevillages;duetopaucityofpermanent

electricconnections.However,the

problemwasmaintenanceandrepairing

oftheselampsastherewasnorepairman

orservicecentreforthesame.Everytime

thevillagershadtotravellongdistances

togettheirlampsrepaired.Magaram

usedthistrainingtolearnrepairingof

theselamps,ashewasinformedbyCairn

thatthiscouldyieldhimgoodresults

inthefuture.Duringthetraining,he

cameintouchwithrepresentativesfrom

PegasusSolarTechnologyCompanyand

wasofferedtobetheirdistributorinthe

area.PegasusSolarTechnologyoffered

himINR150commissiononsaleofevery

solarlampandasMagaramwasalreadya

trainedservicemanhestartedgettingINR

150extrafortakingcareofservicingofthe

lamps.Magaramtookthisprojectandsoon

peopleinandaroundthevillagebegan

toseekhisservices.Heattainedsuccess

andisstillknownamongstthevillagersas

afamousandsuperiorsalesman.Today

Magaramsellsaround30lampspermonth

earninguptoINR9000ascommissionand

formaintenanceinadditiontohisrepairing

businesswhichbenefitshimimmensely.

HenowearnsasmuchasINR15,000per

monthandhisdreamofgivingquality

educationtohischildrenisnomorejust

adream.

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Inculcating“reading”asahabbitinthecommunity

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