NWPGCL is committed to CSR principles by implementing the activities related to SDG & by maintaining superior alignment to environment and its stakeholders.
Our initiative to continual improvement of the country by complementing the Bangladesh government's efforts is to achieve the national goals in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our major CSR Activities are illustrated below:
Contributing in Poverty Alleviation and Zero Hunger
During the pandemic out-break of COVID-19, NWPGCL has played a crucial role by standing beside the government to fight against COVID-19. Moreover, the company supports the poor and jobless people for overcoming COVID-19 Situation. NWPGCL has contributed BDT 3,55,00,000 (Three Crore Fifty-Five Lac) to the ``Honorable Prime Minister's `Relief and Welfare Fund' for preventing Corona Virus (COVID-19). At the time of pandemic out-break of COVID-19, NWPGCL stands beside the poor and jobless people. NWPGCL has distributed humanitarian relief assistance to the total numbers of 15,850 poor and jobless families for surviving COVID-19 situation and also to the victims of natural calamities. On the occasion of 47th martyrdom anniversary of the great architect of independence, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day-2022 humanitarian relief aid has been distributed to 10,000 poor and helpless families.
Good Health and Well-being
NWPGCL is always concerned to public health. The company is providing continuous medical support for the adjacent inhabitants of all Power Station.
During COVID-19, NWPGCL has donated Testing Kits and High-Flow Nasal Cannula to the Government for the treatment of corona affected people of Bangladesh. NWPGCL has participated special medical camp, supplied oxygen cylinders to government hospitals, distributed face-masks among the participants in the program organized on the occasion of `Victory Day-2021' celebration as its CSR activities. Moreover, NWPGCL helps the ailing employees of BPDB and other organization time to time. For the purpose, NWPGCL has spent BDT 37,74,000 (Thirty-Seven Lac Seventy-Four Thousand) over the financial year 2021-22.
Quality Education & Skill Development
To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, the Company primarily organized the First Batch and Second Batch ‘Regular Electrician Course’ at the Power Plants (Sirajganj, Bheramara and Khulna) under the program for Developing Skilled Manpower in the field of electrical work profession. NWPGCL has provided fund to the authority of Mollahat Upazila for distributing books in library of various educational institutions.
Beside this, NWPGCL has contributed to ICMAB, Dhaka University, Rajshahi University and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for arranging different development program and Exhibition”
Gender Equality & Women Empowerment
To achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, NWPGCL focuses operational women working force. And for that the company provide Sewing Machine to the poor and jobless women inhabitants of closest area of power plants. Computer and technological proficiency are most vital factor for women empowerment, for being up to date in recent time. For increasing computer proficiency, NWPGCL highlighted to setup sufficient number of Computers and furniture in computer lab at Lutfor Rahman Motin Mohila degree College.
Sustainable Cities and Communities
To ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services NWPGCL allotted houses to the affected persons due to the land acquisition under Payra Thermal Power Plant Resettlement Program. Moreover, NWPGCL has always donated in infrastructure development of local community.0000000
NWPGCL's mission is to become the recognized leader in innovative and sustainable as well as engineered and customer-focused solutions in power generation. Therefore, the company is focusing on increasing substantially the share of renewable energy to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. To promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology NWPGCL is going to establish solar power plant at sirajganj and Pabna. In order to encroachment the acquisitioned land for Pabna 60 MW Solar Power Plant, Company compensated the landless people for land acquisition to from its CSR fund.