Mumbai: In a prestigious event held at Maharashtra Bhavan, Mumbai, the esteemed Navabharat CSR Awards 2023 recognized the exemplary efforts of an esteemed individual in the field of corporate social responsibility. The Executive Director of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at a leading organization, was honored with the title of CSR Hero for outstanding contributions towards providing literary wings to the Girl Child through the Nanhi Kali initiative.
The esteemed ceremony was graced by the presence of Honorable Governor of Maharashtra, Shri Ramesh Bais, who presented the award. The event was also attended by prominent dignitaries, including Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, and Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Shri Rahul Narwekar.
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The Navabharat CSR Awards are known for acknowledging and honoring individuals and organizations that demonstrate exemplary commitment and impact in the field of corporate social responsibility.
The recognition of ED-CSR as CSR Hero at the Navabharat CSR Awards 2023 further highlights the significance and impact of CSR initiatives in driving positive social change and empowering marginalized communities, particularly the Girl Child through education.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, is a leading oil and gas company based in India. Established in 1974, HPCL is a public sector undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India. It is one of the largest oil refining and marketing companies in India and plays a crucial role in the country’s energy sector.
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Refining is the core business of HPCL, and the company owns and operates three major refineries located in Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, and Bhatinda, with a combined refining capacity of over 24 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA). These refineries produce a wide range of petroleum products, including gasoline, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), aviation turbine fuel (ATF), bitumen, and more.
Apart from refining, HPCL also has a strong presence in the marketing and distribution of petroleum products. The company operates a vast network of retail outlets, known as “HPCL petrol pumps,” across the length and breadth of India. HPCL’s retail business also includes marketing of aviation fuels, lubricants, and speciality products.
HPCL has been at the forefront of implementing various innovative initiatives in the oil and gas sector in India. The company has undertaken several projects to improve its refining capabilities, enhance energy efficiency, reduce environmental impact, and promote sustainability. HPCL has also diversified its portfolio by investing in renewable energy projects, such as solar power, wind power, and biofuels, to align with the global transition towards clean and green energy sources.
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