Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibilities - Rousch (Pakistan) Power Limited (RPPL)
Rousch (Pakistan) Power Limited (RPPL) is committed to participating in the sustainable community and social development of the country. RPPL endeavours to create a positive impact in the lives of the people, especially from the underprivileged background. CSR is seen as a commitment and an obligation of our business.
The RPPL has undertaken multifaced CSR initiatives that would benefit different parts of our society in different ways. Since Abdul Hakim is a small town with low income possibilities, the RPPL has focused primarily on institutional improvement so that impacts of CSR intervention can be embedded for longer term. Where required, the RPPL has also provide support and assistance to wider community and institutions in District Khanewal.
RPPL understands that the Health, Safety, Education and Environment Departments are providing essential services to the community of the area. These departments were facing a shortage of professional equipment & other basic necessities and facilities. To execute CSR Projects and to ensure the reach of the project’s benefits to the locals, Rousch constituted CSR Committee. This committee visits the Institutes, schools, colleges, hospitals Government Public Service Departments to assess the requirements and necessities.
Major initiatives undertaken by the RPPL include:
The RPPL has established a fully funded scholarship for a student from District Khanewal at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), a very prestigious university, under their National Outreach Programme (NOP).
Graduate Trainee Programme
The RPPL runs a one year training programme, with a generous stipend, for young engineers at its power plant. Every year, 8 engineers with electrical and mechanical engineering degrees, of which at least one should be a woman and at least one should be differently-abled, are selected through a competitive process for the programme.
RPPL continues to support Government hospitals and Basic Health Units in District Khanewal through provision of necessary medical equipment and patient care needs.
The RPPL supports government schools and provides science and computer lab equipment, construct classrooms, provides furniture and solar energy systems.
Working for differently-abled children has been a core mission of CSR for RPPL. We have supported, and continues to do so, government run schools for such children and have provided lab equipment, library furniture, fixtures and solar energy systems to the schools.
Tree plantation is a recurring CSR activity and every year, the RPPL spends substantial funds on tree plantation with coordination of District Environmental Protection offices, with plantation running into thousands every year.
Water Filteration Plant
The RPPL has established, and continue to run and maintain, a large water filtration plant for the local people, which has ensured clean and hygienic water for the children and people of area.
Construction/Lining of Water Course/Water Channels
Rousch has provided financial support to local landowners adjacent to the plant for the construction of the Water Course/Water Channel under the Punjab Irrigated Productivity Improvement Project (PIPIP) Program.
Fiberglass Sheds - Sitting arrangements
RPPL has provided Fiberglass Sheds Sitting arrangements equipped with benches, ceiling Fans, Water Pumps Electric Water to Hospitals, Special Education Centers, and Post Office in Abdul Hakim.