All CSR activities are being implemented through Sita Devi Malhotra Charitable Trust (SDMC TRUST)
The Trust supports non-profit social organizations implement developmental projects across the country according to their expertise and alignment with SDMCT's focus areas of Primary Health Care, Primary Education, Livelihood and Safe Drinking Water Initiatives.
Vision and Mission
Our endeavor is to work towards creating a just, equitable and prosperous society by empowering people with incremental changes in health, education, income, livelihood, safe drinking water and a healthier environment.
A. Primary Health Care
1. Charitable Dispensary-Himachal Pradesh
SDMC trust established a dispensary in Gagret, Himachal Pradesh to provide healthcare services to the local residents, people migrating from outside, pilgrims, and road victims. Till date, the dispensary has catered to 99,203 patients where as in the year 2017-18 alone, patient footfall touched 16,718.
2. Rural Healthcare Dispensary -West Bengal
SDMC Trust supports “Rural Healthcare Foundation” a non-profit organization to carry out the project of setting up primary healthcare centers in rural West Bengal. 12 such type of dispensaries are functional and they comprises four departments namely General Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry and Homeopathy, providing healthcare at a lowest cost. Through this project 1,06,132 patients got benefited in 2017-18.
B. Primary Education
1. Shikha Bharti School- Haryana
Shikha Bharti School located in Palam Vihar, Gurgaon is a noble initiative by Aniket Ashray Society, where 275 children from migrated underprivileged families are offered free primary education. SDMC Trust has been supporting the school with required grant for school operation, infrastructure development and availing nutritional meals for the children. The focus of the project is to provide quality education to the children and check dropout rate in school.
2. The Collaborators for Transforming Education – Maharashtra
The SDMC Trust has partnered with Edelgive Foundation, for this Public--Private Partnership project. This project focuses on enhancing learning outcomes of students in local primary schools and capacity building of the government officials for sustainability and make them academic facilitators for longer periods. The project is being implemented in 4 districts and benefiting more than 25000 children.
3. Adharshila School- Madhya Pradesh
Adharshila Shiksha Samiti has been running a formal school for first generation learners in the remote village Agra, District Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh. The school aims to support first generation learners to complete their primary and secondary education with quality education. It has a total of 190 students in classes IV to X. The school has a big playground, library, science lab and computer.
4. READ India – Odisha
This is an initiative of Pratham Education Foundation that aims at improving reading and mathematical skills of primary school children, which comprise of class III to class V students. SDMC Trust is supporting 25 schools and 750 children in Boudh District of Odisha under this project.
1. Project Saksham- Delhi
SDMC Trust has collaborated with Project Concern International in setting up a three-year goal (2016-2019) to improve the employment and life skills of 500 disadvantaged young women from slum communities surrounding Delhi, India by providing training and linkages to gainful employment in the garment manufacturing and apparel sector. Approximately 300 trainees were trained and employed through this program until July 2018.
2. Empowerment of Farmers- Rajasthan
SDMC Trust is supporting Sir Syed Trust in Alwar district of Rajasthan to enhance annual income of 120 marginalized farmers. The project components include land leveling, plantation, watershed development and facilitating farmers to revive the crop patterns.
D. Safe Drinking water
1. Iron Removal Plants- Odisha
In collaboration with Oxfam India, we supported 10 communities in Odisha by providing low cost and self-manageable Iron Removal Plants. 4,600 people of 815 households are getting access to safe drinking water through this project. All the units run with solar energy to make them sustainable.
2. Community Water Treatment Plants-Madhya Pradesh & Jharkhand
SDMCT is supporting two Self-Sustainable Community Water Treatment Plants in Madhya Pradesh where as in 2018-19 five more plants will be installed in UP and MP. These plants will be serving around 10,000 population with
E. Special Project
1. ZERO WASTE SCHOOL CAMPUS
We have facilitated two school in Himachal Pradesh to transform into “Zero waste Campus” as first of its kind in Himachal Pradesh. Under this program 1800 children were trained about recycling waste, waste life cycle and environment conservation.