Kashvi Learning Centres
An Initiative Towards Job-oriented Education
KCTGT Establishes Scholarships & Research Awards with Leading Academic Institutions
Supporting Young Talent
3 International Victories for Varun Kapur
State of the art Aquaculture Laboratory
Prafulla Dhanukar Art Foundation
Supporting Aspiring Artists Across the Country
HEALTHCARE AND SANITATION
Container Bathrooms: A Practical Approach to Rural Sanitation
Partnering Organization: Indicon Westfalia
KCT Group has made significant contributions to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiative by indigenously designing and manufacturing portable bathrooms through Indicon, its container manufacturing unit. Indicon manufactured and installed.
India is a land of contrasts. On one hand, we display superior technological prowess, yet on the other, parts of the country – both rural and urban – are marred by inadequate and inappropriate sanitation facilities. This has led to widespread open defecation in unhygienic conditions which apart from affecting one’s health, also compromises on the safety of women. In keeping with its moral obligation towards the betterment of society and the environment, the KCT Group has initiated a sanitation project in alignment with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Programme, which aims at providing 12 crore toilets by October 2019. Indicon Westfalia Ltd, a KCT Group company, has indigenously created prefabricated, ready-to-assemble toilets that offer more far-reaching benefits when compared to conventional brick-and-mortar options.
Simple to construct – designed as knock down units which can be readily assembled and dismantled without any complicated procedures
Portability – the lightweight material and ready-to-assemble feature make relocation easy
More hygienic – being made of non-absorbent materials, the toilets do not absorb bacteria as well as require little maintenance
Lasts longer – the nature of the material used makes it resistant to the vagaries of weather
Greater cost & time savings – the toilets do not require dedicated concrete/civil foundation or land
L.V. Prasad Eye Institute: Giving The Underprivileged A Vision
Partnering Organization: L.V. Prasad Eye Institute
Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, one of India’s leading ophthalmology institutes, has been offering free and subsidised treatments to the underprivileged since 1987. When the institute approached the KCT Group to help them set up a five storey hospital dedicated to treating the underprivileged, the Group funded the first floor and named it after their founder – Lala Karamchand Thapar. The services and treatments provided on this floor include eye tests and fitting of glasses and contact lenses, as well as cataract surgeries.
AMBULANCE SERVICES: Emergency Services Save Lives
Partnering Organization: Mahila Kalyan Samithi
Location: Baharagora, Jharkand
Singhbhum, Jharkhand Baharagora is the district Headquarter of East Singhbhum, Jharkhand and is centrally located between the three states of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa. Its surrounding highway is a major accident prone site and witnesses many fatalities. To ensure speedy hospitalisation of the victims, KCT Group Trust donated an ambulance to Mahila Kalyan Samithi. An active and reputable NGO committed to providing quick and effective emergency medical services to road accident victims.
ANDHRA ASSOCIATION HIGH SCHOOL: Drink to good health
Partnering Organization: Andhra Association High School
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
To preserve the health of school-going girls, KCT Group has provided a water cooler to Andhra Association High School. The 800 girls studying here now have access to safe, clean drinking water.
ILA TRUST: Health without loss of pay
Partnering Organization: Ila Trust
Location: New Delhi
Ila Trust focuses on providing health care to daily wage labourers near their work place/mobile vans to prevent them from loosing their daily wage. It operates three mobile clinics in Delhi and its surrounding areas and is staffed with ten doctors, two gynaecologists, six screeners and four pharmacists.
Apart from common acute ailments like respiratory and gastro-intestinal diseases, knife wounds, skin diseases, stress, depression and malnutrition, the mobile clinics also provide regular care for patients with chronic diseases like HIV/AIDS, TB, hypertension and diabetes and provide free drugs and nutrition. Till November 21, 2015, over 1,50,212 patients have benefitted from this service.