Hindustan Zinc’s Zawar Group of Minesin collaboration with Zawar hospital organized medical health camps in interior hamlets of Singhatwada and Tidi Panchayaths.The camp was set up at Primary School Wadiand Centre Nagela and Primary School Garetarespectively. The locations were chosen considering the lack of medical facilitiesand access to medical care such as PHCs or sub centres for the villagers.More than 183 villagers were benefitted out of which 85 villagers took the medical assistance at Wadi camp and 98 at Nagela Camp.
This was the first of its kind medical camp in the village and so it did receive appreciation from the villagers.The main objective of the camp was to provide primary health care support to the villagers. The camp included providing medications for infectious diseases such as common cold, diarrhoea, fungal infections (mycosis) etc. The doctors also examined multiple patients for anaemia, vitamin deficiency, mouth ulcers and provided necessary tonics and medicinal procedures for them.The medical campsalso further focussed creating awareness amongst the villagers to get regular check-ups done and to ensure personal hygiene.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited:
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business is world’s 2nd largest integrated Zinc producer and 5th largest Silver producer. The company governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India with its headquarters at Udaipur along with Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes spread across the state of Rajasthan.
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 for the fourth consecutive year and globally 3rd in S&P Global Corporate Responsibility Assessment in 2022 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive company and is the only Indian company to be recognized at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 winning two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious & Specialty Metals’ Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award.
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 2022’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the ‘People-first HR Excellence Award’.
As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working towards transforming lives of 1.7 million people in 237 villages in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India.