Corporate Social Responsibility

“Care for the Social Responsibility is often portrayed as detrimental to economic growth”

“At Fauji Cement we have laid that myth to rest.”

A longtime leader in the cement manufacturing industry, Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL), being headquartered in Rawalpindi, operates a cement plant near Village Jhang, Tehsil Fateh Jang, District Attock, in the province of Punjab. The Company has a strong and longstanding tradition of service, reliability and quality that reaches back more than 21 years. A subsidiary of Fauji Foundation, the Company was incorporated in Rawalpindi in 1992.

Education

Education being a key sector has been a major focus of FCCL CSR activities with a goal to increase the literacy rate of the local community. Following initiatives have been taken in this regard:

Women Empowerment through Skills Development

Realizing the importance of skills development in female population of the country, MD FCCL Lt. Gen. Sardar Mahmood Ali Khan HI(M) decided to establish Women Vocational Center under the umbrella of FAUJI TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE.

Construction works of the Vocational Center has been completed on fastest possible tracks. Whereas, the community has largely appreciated the project and have shown interest through large number of applications by local community females.

1st Session of Vocational Training comprising of Dress Drafting / Cutting, Stitching & Embroidery trades has been started from May 25, 2015 with 30 student. 2nd session of the same trades will start in parallel wef June 01, 2015.

In addition to the Dress related training, Computer Short Courses, exclusive for ladies, will also commence in the month of June 2015.

Fauji Model School

To provide education facilities to the children of employees as well as local community, Fauji Cement Company Limited established a secondary school at plant site on 4th May 1998. This school is fully equipped with modern educational facilities and has qualified staff. Transport facilities are provided to both students and teaching staff. School building comprises of 22 classrooms, science laboratory, computer laboratory and a library with good collection of books. The classes from Nursery to Matric are run and total strength of enrolled students is 460. A Staff of 33 persons includes principal, teachers, physical instructor as well as administrative and support staff.

Annual Parents Day 2013

FMSS under the aegis of FAUJI Cement Company, celebrated its Annual Parents Day on March 27, 2013, a grand celebration which saw the little stars twinkle on the stage. Mr. Rais Ahmed, Sr. GM Plant was the Chief Guest.

The event encouraged, gave rewards & an opportunity to the students to showcase their talent. Mrs. Bushra Shafqat, school’s principal, presented the welcome address, read out the school’s annual report highlighting the prominent achievements of the school during this academic year in scholastic and co-scholastic areas and reiterated the importance of parental engagement in partnership with the school and highly thanked Lt. Gen. Muhammad Sabir HI(M), Managing Director FCCL, on his patronage.

Chief Guest of the event presented recognition certificates to young achievers. Appreciating the conducive learning environment and excellent infrastructure of the school, Mr. Rais Ahmed addressed the august gathering and motivated the parents for strengthening school home connections through close networking. He congratulated the students’ effort on putting up a grand show on their maiden annual celebration event.

Scholarships

30 students are given free education. 15 students are selected on merit while 15 are needy/poor children of the area who cannot afford to pay fee.

Apprenticeships / Internships / Trainee

A sizeable number of apprentices, internees and trainees on completion of technical and professional training are inducted every year with a view to provide them training/job opportunities. Local community and under privileged class is given preference by the selection board. 25 apprentices, 10 internees, 20 management & technical trainees are inducted and trained every year and most of them subsequently find good place in top industries of the country.

FCCL Technical Training Institute

FCCL management is cognizant of corporate responsibility towards development of technical skills of young generation and its importance in development of the country. In pursuance to this objective, FCCL has planned to develop “FCCL Technical Training Institute” at factory. The facility on completion will have educational block, laboratory workshops and residential facilities. The institute is expected to play vital role in skill development of local youth, especially from under privileged community. First phase of the project is likely to be complete in last quarter of 2013.

Health Care

For Local Community

FCCL established a medical dispensary in 1998, where first aid to the local community is provided free of cost.
The facility is equipped with essential medical aids and has professionals, including MBBS doctors, nurses and support staff. Approximately 70–80 patients from surrounding area are being entertained daily. Free medicines of more than Rs. 30,000/- are provided every month. Free medical check of children of Fauji Model School as well as surrounding area is also conducted on regular intervals.

For FCCL Employees

A well maintained MI Room is operating within the factory premises in which basic health services are provided to FCCL employees working at plant.
20 – 25 patients are being entertained daily and free medicines are provided. An ambulance service is also available 24/7 to attend medical emergencies.

Environment
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A sustainable environment is vital for our generations to come. State of the art equipment is installed at plant to monitor and control industrial emissions, which are maintained well within National (NEQS) and International Standards.

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“Care for the Social Responsibility is often portrayed as detrimental to economic growth”
“At Fauji Cement we have laid that myth to rest.”

A longtime leader in the cement manufacturing industry, Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL), being headquartered in Rawalpindi, operates a cement plant near Village Jhang, Tehsil Fateh Jang, District Attock, in the province of Punjab. The Company has a strong and longstanding tradition of service, reliability and quality that reaches back more than 21 years. A subsidiary of Fauji Foundation, the Company was incorporated in Rawalpindi in 1992.

CSR Initiatives

FCCL has always been a socially responsible corporate entity which feels obliged in paying back to the society, from which we derive economic gains. The company was established in 1992 and since it inauguration; CSR had been the key priority area with 19 years of valuable contributions towards society.
FCCL is continuously striving to achieve international standards by aligning CSR with its business objectives and ensuring quality interventions when it comes to CSR. Currently, CSR aspects such as Education, Vocational & Technical Training, Health Care, Environment to include Tree Plantation Natural Resources Conservation/Poultry Waste Management, Sports, and Rehabilitation/Relief for Local Villages are being taken care off.