Corporate Social Responsibility

SPIC believes that business objectives should include overall development of the communities around its area of operations.  Therefore, the company lays high emphasis on understanding the requirements of the local community and embark on initiatives which create long-term societal benefits. Rotary Club of Spic Nagar and Lions Club of Spic Nagar partner with SPIC to carry out the various welfare programmes in key areas including Health, Education, Sports, Infrastructure and Environment.

SPIC has been involved in several health initiatives. The company in association with Rotary Club and Lions Club has been carrying out projects to improve the health of the communities. Free medical camps for eyes, general health and diabetes were organised. The company also supports state government’s polio immunisation drive through which more than 3400 children get benefited every year. Blood group testing and blood donation camp were organised for which awards were presented by the state government.

Education

The company recognizes education as one of the building blocks of any nation and considers it as a priority area for its community welfare activities. Sponsoring events in schools, distribution of educational aids and kits, recognition of achievers in board exams by presenting awards, free courses on English speaking for rural school children are some of the key activities taken up by the company under education. Other initiatives include donation of free notebooks to children by a charity unit sponsored by SPIC employees and presentation of dictionaries to the toppers of Plus 2 and SSLC of rural schools in and around Tuticorin.

Scholarship

SPIC understands the bond which sports can create with the communities. In an endeavour to make a healthy and energetic young generation for the nation, SPIC organises several District and State level sports tournaments throughout the year. Competitions including Chess, Volleyball, Cricket and Kabaddi are conducted for children and youth to give them a platform to bring out their sporting talents. SPIC also sponsors various sports events conducted in villages to help rural youth in their personal development and promote team spirit among the community.

SPIC has always showed its commitment towards environmental protection and conservation since its inception. Continuous improvement in every aspect of its operations through introduction of new technologies is one of the many ways in which the company gives focus on environment protection. Tree plantation drives are also organised in various places in Tuticorin and SPIC township to improve green cover and preserve ecological balance