New Delhi, January 28, 2019: TechnipFMC a global leader in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies is pleased to kick off their engagement in local communities to make a long-term positive impact under Seed of Hope, their flagship CSR programme in India.
To promote the importance of safe and drinking water, the company sponsored RO units in schools and colleges, an initiative of Chirang District Office in Assam. There are more than 163 million people in India without access to clean and safe drinking water. In such a scenario, the humanitarian initiative by TechnipFMC held on 26th January in safe drinking water hosted by Deputy Commissioner – Gautam Talukdar and Sudhakar Singh, SP Chirang; Asst. District Commissioner – Souvik Bhuyan, and Chief Guest – Minister of Tourism, Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes (WPT&BC), Chandan Brahma, reinforced the responsibility of Corporates to sustainable development of communities. India Operating Center of the Company is currently carrying out Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning (EPCC) contract for Prime-G EPC Project of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) in Bongaigaon, Assam.
Commenting on the activity, Swayantani Ghosh, India Communications, CSR & Sustainability Head, said, “Making a sustainable impact in the communities where we live and work is TechnipFMC’s way of doing business. The Company has been present in India for almost five decades now, and is committed to the three pillars of Sustainability: Supporting Communities, Respecting the Environment, and Advancing Gender Diversity. Along with our contribution to enhance the performance of the world’s energy industry, we are pleased to do our bit in the nation-building process under the aegis of our flagship CSR programme – Seed of Hope, to celebrate this significant day in the history of the Indian Constitution.”
The Company also partnered with an NGO to host an awareness session on Save Electricity Save Money in Akhod School, Dahej, Gujarat on January 26, 2019 in the presence of the Village Panch and the School Principal. It distributed 250 LED lamps in pursuit of rural empowerment in India. TechnipFMC has already been working on several CSR initiatives in Suva and Akhod villages of Dahej, Gujarat since 2015. It is actively engaged in CSR activities related to education, health and employment generation for the local community in the villages near their Modular Manufacturing Yard in Dahej.