Cairn Cares


As part of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Cairn works with local communities with an aim of increasing their overall wellbeing and quality of life. This commitment is fundamental to our long-term success and we are focused on creating shared value.

Jeevan Amrit Project

  • The Jeevan Amrit project provides access to safe drinking water to local communities through 124 RO plants of 1-2 kiloliters per hour capacity.
  • In partnership with PHED, 14 borewells have been established benefiting 2800 households.
  • With the continuous mobilization of the community to bring in a sense of ownership amongst them, the CSR team has been successful in bringing the community on board generating a net saving of INR 25 lakhs which will be used for the maintenance of the plant in future.
  • Total of 106 RO plants have been revived & functionalized, out of 124 community plants.
  • More than 1.20 Lakh beneficiaries avail the facility of safe and hygienic drinking water from these installed RO plants.
  • Partner Agencies: Shakti Shali Mahila Sangathan (SMSS) | Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Rajasthan

Nand Ghar

  • A network of modern crèches (Anganwadi) in partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.
  • Flagship initiative of the Vedanta Group, committed to the Chairman's vision of eradicating child malnutrition, providing education and healthcare to children and advancing the skill set of adolescent girls.
  • 125 Nand Ghar units built and operational in Barmer District, Rajasthan, benefitting 3,270 children and 1,195 women.
  • 25 Nutri-Gardens revived, and presently 163 malnourished children are being nurtured.
  • Supplementary pre-packed balanced nutritional meals provided in all Nand Ghar units.
  • Partner Agencies: Shakti Shali Mahila Sangathan (SMSS)

Project Ujjwal

  • Cairn initiated an education intervention across 38 Government schools of Gujarat to improve basic school infrastructure, introduce behavioural change sessions, conduct capacity-building training of teachers, and include smart classes to increase retention rate and improve overall academic results.
  • Under Project Ujjwal, 24,745 students engaged this year.
  • Partner Agencies: Anushka Academy


  • Created a digital education library of 11,827 videos catering to students from class 6th to 12th, streaming online on YouTube Channel.
  • 16.46 crore views on YouTube.
  • Total subscriber count of 9.9 lakhs.

Community Help Desk (CHD)

  • Set up 11 CHDs which focus on improving overall community access to various state and national government schemes applicable in Gujarat.
  • 1230 beneficiaries were linked to various Social Security Schemes provided by Government.


  • Mobile Health Van: Our 7 MHVs running across 249 villages of Rajasthan and Gujarat ensure primary, curative and referral services reach the farthest corner of remotest villages. Cumulatively reaching out to 7355 people.
  • Support to District Hospital, Barmer: To improve medical facilities in government hospitals along with ensuring first in class hygiene standards, two major interventions were initiated in District Hospital, Barmer– deploying a cleaning staff of 62 to ensure best cleaning practices are in place. ~8.92 lakh people visited the hospital and availed the cleanliness support extended by Cairn.
  • Secondly, specialist doctors were appointed including an ENT specialist, a general surgeon, and a dentist to the CHC, Baiytu. More than 40,620 patients benefited through the services provided.
  • Support to PHC, Ravva: In collaboration with Department of Health & Medical Office, East Godavari District, a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Surasaniyanam village has been constructed and is being supported by 11 medical professionals to attend to emergency cases and provide immediate first aid. In the past year, 35493 OPDs and IPDs conducted by PHC staff in Ravva, support with Cairn. Along with these 24,622 diagnostic tests.
  • Nirogi Rajasthan & Mission Surakasha Chakra: Mission Suraksha Chakra component aimed at addressing the issue of malnourishment and anaemia across the district. Under this program initiated in June 2022, children registered under 3525 AWC of Barmer district were reached out.
  • In partnership with District Administration launched a 6-month-long Mega Awareness Campaign under the banner of "Nirogi Rajasthan" focusing on improving overall Health and Wellbeing among communities across region. This has been a unique initiative where all government and CSR partner agencies came on board to execute the largest community connect intervention. This project also focused on issues of mental health which directly addressed the rising suicide cases in the district, reaching 70,000 community members.
  • Partner Agencies: Barmer Jan Seva Samiti (BJSS) | Dhara Sansthan | Departments of Medical Health & Family Welfare of the Governments of Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh

Skill Development

More than 15,000 youth trained at Cairn skill development centres in Rajasthan, with a placement record of 80%.

Cairn Enterprise Centre caters to the need of aspiring rural youth with a prime focus on employment, Cairn set up a vocational training centre within Barmer providing skill enhancement training along with job exposure in basic trades such as mobile repairing, electricity work and many more.

Partner Agencies: Social Empowerment and Economic Development Society (SEEDS)


Project Divyang (Sports)

This project aspires to build a bridge which links sports with social awareness, thus contributing to the development of a more equitable society with respect and equal opportunities for all. Under this, Cairn extends support to 12 Para-athletes providing them with sports kit, nutrition/supplementary and athletics grants.

Supported para-athletes displayed great performance at various international and national level competitions.

Barmer Unnati

  • To develop livelihood models and value chain interventions, for increasing the income of farming communities. Also promoting rainwater harvesting methods and check dams for natural resource management.
  • Widespread across 65 villages, engaging ~1200 farmers.
  • Cumulative 1212 wadis, 798 khadins, 29 Nadis and 7036 families touched.
  • To reduce carbon emissions and to provide a cleaner source of energy to the local community, 7 bio-gas plants have been set up.

Maru Sagar-Dairy Project

  • The flagship programme of Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Ltd, it was started with an aim to empower dairy farmers by enhancing their income, introducing new technologies and mitigating regional problems such as the adulteration of milk, involvement of middlemen, lack of bargaining power, etc.
  • Reaching 62 villages and benefitting 6012 farmers.
  • Because of this intervention, milk collection has reached up to 23,908 LPD currently and dairy farmers avail better remuneration per litre.

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