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Hindustan Zinc trains Sakhi women as Master Trainers under ‘Uthori’ campaign

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  • 47 rural & tribal Sakhi women were trained in 2nd phase of Uthori Campaign
  • Women were trained on the nuances of gender equality, behavior & social conduct in society

Udaipur, 11thFebruary: Hindustan Zinc under its women empowerment initiative ‘Sakhi’organised a three-day Uthori Gender Equality program where they organized the 2nd phase of training program to develop 47 Sakhi rural & tribal women as master trainers. The program was held in Kasa, Udaipur where women from Zawar, Debari, Chittorgarh, Dariba, Agucha, and Kayad got trained by Gender specialist Dr. Rakesh Singh from Delhi, Shashiprabha from Udaipur, and Manjari Foundation’s Program Officer – Shivaom.

The Sakhi project’s major goal is to connect with women and form groups, with a goal of promoting livelihoods, economic development, and social development in the future through these groups and organizations.Uthori Campaign under Sakhiis being carried out in 2 states, 6 districts, 7 locations, 11 blocks, and 54 panchayats. In the 1st phase, over 17000+ rural & tribal Sakhi women were sensitized on basic principles of Gender Equality.

This three-day session under phase 2ndcovered sensitive topics such as citizenship, constitution, gender equality, behavior& social conduct in society, solution strategy, and sexuality. These women will be assisted in solving this intricate situation using a variety of creative activities, films, and other mediums. As master trainers, these ladies will now spread awareness &educate the communities around. The campaign was carried out in collaboration with the Manjari Foundation. 

The Sakhi initiative encourages women to create grassroots institutions such as Self Help Groups (SHGs) that can serve as vehicles for their empowerment. Sakhi initiative helps women transcend socioeconomic obstacles and hurdles by strengthening their leadership, skill development, personal finance, and entrepreneurship skills and bringing in women empowerment in the community.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited:

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 5th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2021 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index & S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022 and a Bronze Medal winner at the S&P Global Sustainability Awards.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award. 

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 700,000 people in 184 villages of Rajasthan, 5 in Uttarakhand and 16 villages in Gujarat. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 78% of growing Zinc market in India.

Learn more about Hindustan Zinc on – https://www.hzlindia.com/home/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more updates. 

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