Cyclone 'THANE' ravaged Tamil Nadu & Puducherry inundating cities, towns and villages. Chemplast Sanmar's PVC Plant at Cuddalore withstood the severe winds that blew with a speed of over 140 kmph. In the aftermath of the floods, Chemplast Sanmar helped the district administration by providing drinking water from its desalination plant to the local community. Chemplast also distributed rice and food packets providing means to a square meal till the waters abated in the villages around Cuddalore.
Flood relief materials distributed to the affected people
Chemplast Sanmar provided financial aid for the renovation of a local temple around its Cuddalore plant.
Every year, Chemplast Sanmar spends around Rs.3 lakh for supporting children in Chitrapet and Semmankuppam villages located around Cuddalore, enabling them to receive better quality education.
School at Semmankuppam
“Bio Diversity Express”, a science exhibition was conducted at Port Junction, Cuddalore, by the Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Puducherry. Chemplast Sanmar, Karaikal, facilitated 90 students to visit the exhibition by providing transportation as well as lunch and snacks, in coordination with Pollution Control officials at Karaikal.
Chemplast Sanmar maintains three Rural Healthcare centres at Chitrapet, Nochikadu and Semmankuppam villages, located around Cuddalore. On an average 2,000 people get free and better health care every month from these health centres.
Doctors attending to patients at the Chemplast Sanmar maintained rural healthcare centres at Chitrapet, Nochikadu and Semmankuppam villages
Donation of Air-conditioners to the Burns Ward at the Government General Hospital, Cuddalore
Chemplast Sanmar participated in a multi-speciality health camp organised by the Cuddalore district administration in partnership with the Government Hospital and Private Medical Colleges at Karaikadu village in the SIPCOT area. Chemplast sponsored food arrangement for the Medical team.
Around 90 toilets were constructed at Chitrapet village, Cuddalore for improving the sanitary conditions in the village.
One of the toilets constructed in the village