Energizing lives is intertwined with ESG mandate. The experiential learning model of Urja generates and promotes awareness on the just transition from Brown Energy to Green Energy consumption. This intervention creates an ecosystem which enhances shared value generation in close partnership with community Institutions like- PHC/Schools/Police Stations/Anganwadi's. Urja adopts Participatory approach to stay attuned with the stakeholders.
Launch of science based experiential learning initiative with emphasis on clean energy models in 100 schools in India with an aim to impact around 10,000 children enrolled in Govt. schools. This program was launched under the intervention name Urja: Energizing Lives integrating overall development of school going children through science based learning and clean energy table top models.
Health and Sanitation corners established under the programme provides school students awareness on behavioral change on WASH along with significance of menstrual hygiene.
Ensuring access to safe drinking water is another critical objective targeted under the programme to strengthen the community institutions.Click here to view the area of Education
The sheer objective of the intervention is to develop a solid knowledge base among students and enhance their interest in Science. Hands on experiential learning helps them to understand the practical aspect of Science which was formerly missing due to their inaccessibility to modern education system.
Benefit to the community- This initiative will directly benefit the students who are the torchbearer of our environment protection actions. This intervention strengthens their ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills, nurturing their creativity, collaboration and problem solving skills and also exhibit green energy as a reliable and sustainable source of energy.
The program has been imparted in Gujarat (Dholera, Ahmedabad); Karnataka(Koppal); Tamil Nadu (Musiri, Tiruchirappalli)
With the rationale of providing financial accessibility to the last mile, we have facilitated and leveraged access to welfare schemes impacting more than 40,000 citizens across 9 states. Nearly 222 AdhikaarPrenuers have been developed till date under the Adhikaar flagship generating additional livelihood of ₹ 8000-10000 per month
Skilling and Up skilling is the crux of Employability and Employment thematic area where we set up Integrated Vocational Training for community women and youth covering across Renewables sites (trades like basket making, data entry, automobile repairs, beautician training, pickle making – for regional self-employment)Click here to view VTC Presence
Formation of Self Help Group (SHG) and collectives are major components of Micro-Enterprising, where the focus is on imparting enterprising skills to establish and sustain micro-enterprises. Major activities undertaken were Vermi-compost, Goat rearing and Mushroom farming.
A unique blend of Reduce, Re-use and Recycle has been adopted, piloted, and deployed with SHG members in Maharashtra (Satara) focussing on products made from recycled papers.Click here to view SHG Presence