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Resettlement & Rehabilitation
NTPC, since inception has been a committed and socially responsible organization since its inception and has formulated specific guidelines for the welfare of Project Affected Persons (PAP's). It is one of the firsts in the corporate sector to formulate comprehensive resettlement and rehabilitation policy for addressing the issue of PAPs. In line with its social objectives, the company has focused on effective resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) of PAPs and also community development works in and around the projects.
NTPC formulated “Policy on facilities to be given to land oustees’ in 1980. First generation projects of NTPC were provided facilities as per this Policy read more A comprehensive R&R Policy was formulated by NTPC in May-1993 which was also approved by Govt. of India and the World Bank NTPC R&R Policy-1993. List of projects where R&R has been addressed as per this policy has been provided at read more Based on learning's in the area of R&R, good practices implemented by NTPC, future strategies and aligning with the GOI’s National Policy on Resettlement and Rehabilitation (NPRR)-2003, NTPC revised its R&R Policy in June-2005 NTPC R&R Policy-2005. List of projects where R&R has been addressed as per this policy has been provided at read more To address social issues at exploratory stage of its prospective Greenfield/Expansion projects and to win the confidence of local population of such projects by way of building positive image of the company. NTPC enters the area by initiating actions in line with its 'Initial Community Development (ICD) Policy-2009' Initial Community Development Policy-2009 soon after land and water commitments are received from the respective State Governments for setting up a project. List of project where ICD Plan has been formulated has been provided read more In view of promulgation of GOI National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy-2007 (NRRP-07), NTPC is in the process of revising its R&R Policy by retaining its learnings and well structured mechanism to address R&R issues and aligning with provisions of NRRP-07.
NTPC addresses R&R issues in line with its R&R Policy with an objective that after a reasonable transition period, the affected families improve or at least regain their previous standard of living, earning capacity and production levels. As per the Policy, a detailed Socioeconomic Survey (SES) is conducted by a professional agency to create a baseline data of prospective Project Affected Persons (PAPs). This follows formulation of a ‘Rehabilitation Action Plan’ (RAP) after adequate consultation with stakeholders in Village Development Advisory Committee (VDAC), which comprises representatives of PAPs, Gram Panchayats, NTPC and District Administration. RAP consists of measures for rehabilitation, resettlement
Chhattishgarh Mouda-I. RAP to be formulated. it is being ensured that provisions of GOI policy are complied while addressing R&R issues at projects. No private land being acquired. . UP E Southern Region Simhadri-II. Sector specific and Government directives including MOEF stipulations are considered while formulating a project specific Rehabilitation Action Plan (RAP). Sociologists are appointed to achieve extensive interaction with the project affected persons (PAPs). RAP formulated No additional land acquired. Bihar B Eastern Region-II Bongoigaon-I. RAP formulated and implemented LA in progress. CD Plan formulated. Mobile Health Clinics have been started as part of ICD activities at its Nabinagar. CD Plan formulated. NTPC has taken following new initiatives: • • • A dedicated Land Acquisition (LA) Group has been created at Corporate R&R and at Regional Head Quarters. CD Plan being formulated. UP D Northern Region Rihand-III. RAP to be formulated. Further. Land acquired. However. Land acquired. 'Public Information eCentres (PIC)' are set up to disseminate R&R related information and for grievance redressal. need based community development activities are continued to be undertaken in the neighbouring areas of the project under NTPC’s Corporate Social Responsibility-Community Development (CSR-CD) Policy after RAP is completed. MP F Western Region Korba-III. To maintain transparency during R&R implementation. Chhattishgarh Vindhyachal-IV. No additional private land acquired. LA in progress. However. Maharashtra G Joint Venture LA in progress.and community development issues. North Karanpura and Pakri Barwadih projects. For addressing LA and R&R issues. State Government R&R policy. Land acquired. Assam C National Capital Region Dadri-II. List of ongoing projects involving Land Acquisition (LA) and R&R: A Eastern Region-I Barh-I&II. After promulgation of GOI R&R policy. On completion of RAP. AP Sipat-I. Greenfield ITIs are being set up at 7 projects read more. RAP formulated. a ‘Social Impact Evaluation (SIE)’ is carried out thru a professional agency to evaluate efficacy of RAP implementation for future learning.
" NTPC has marked 15-20% of its CSR-CD budget for education to individual stations. Muzzaffarpur Expansion. Bihar LA in progress. Tamilnadu H Hydro Region Kol Dam. Loharinag-Pala Land acquired. Land acquired. Jharkhand LA in progress. Adult Education Centres. RAP to be formulated Dulanga. RAP formulated Talaipalli.. RAP to be formulated. RAP to be formulated. CD Plan to be formulated. scholarships and sponsorship . Vallure-I Phase-I&II. RAP formulated. Empowering People Education "Money invested in the promotion of learning gives a multiple return to the people even as a seed sown in good soil returns a luxurious crop. Orissa LAS in progress. Land acquired. Bihar Nabinagar. Jharkhand LA in progress.Jhajjar-I. CD Plan formulated Uttrakhand I Coal Mining and Coal Washeries Pakri Barwadih. RAP to be formulated 2. RAP formulated Kerandari. CD Plan formulated Tapovan-Vishnugad. Haryana Land acquired. programmes of education for girls Provision of education aids and equipments. Chhattisgarh LA in progress. RAP formulated Chhatti Bariyatu. Jharkhand LA in progress. HP Land acquired. LA in progess. CD Plan to be formulated. Among the various activities on education are: • • • Facilitating primary education through adopting schools and introducing programmes to boost its universalisation Promotion of rural culture and sports.
Overall excellence in these schools is ensured through improved educational standards. Apart from providing infrastructural and financial support wherever required. Joseph's Society and the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. NTPC also provides requisite support to ensure availaibility of qualified teachers and quality annual educational plans for each and every institution. workshops are also organised for principals through Indian Institute of Management. innovative extra-curricular activities . Coaching Classes NTPC also provides a 50% subsidy for organising coaching classes in power project townships. effective and enjoyable NTPC conducts regular training programmes for teachers in order to upgrade their teaching and technical skills. regional and national levels. Apart from this. Students are also encouraged to become ‘News Readers’ for the monthly video magazines of project townships. the Chinmaya Mission Trust. St. The children are encouraged to actively participate in cultural meets to discover their creative potential. Scouts and Guides training. These schools are managed by premier academic societies like the DPS Society.. through Medha Pratiyogita. sports activities for children in the townships and coaching camps for various sports events. Extra-Curricular Activities NTPC also takes initiative to propagate overall personality development of students by organising quiz competitions for the children at project. value education and implementing professional management systems. theatre workshops through reputed institutes like NSD and SPIC MACAY. Training to Principals and Teachers To make education more efficient. Ahmedabad .India's premier business school.NTPC's deep commitment to provide quality education systems and co-curricular activities to children of its employees and from neighbouring areas is reflected in the 48 schools being currently run in NTPC power projects benefiting about 40. Besides this .000 students. for students who wish to pursue higher studies in engineering and medicine. the DAV Society. among others.
easy and dignified integration of children with special needs in the social mainstream. is striving to serve and empower the physically challenged and economically weaker sections of the society. Other Initiatives NTPC Foundation NTPC Foundation. Inclusive Education NTPC has successfully introduced the concept of Inclusive Education in its project schools so that children with special needs can study alongside other children.educational films obtained from Children’s Film Society (CFSI) are regularly screened over the cable TV network in townships. . the company aims at providing functional adult literacy with a view to endow the illiterate with skills for self directed learning. Adult Education Introduced with a view to meet NTPC’s social initiatives towards propagation of adult education. Children with special needs were identified from neighbouring villages and they have been integrated in its schools from the academic session 2005-2006. This model will also be adopted by NTPC schools. registered in December’2004. A pilot project on Inclusive Education has been taken up at Dadri. The Foundation is carrying out focused CSR activities in identified niche areas of helping the physically handicapped and other marginalized communities. The objective is to ensure quick.
set up jointly by NTPC Foundation and University of Delhi and inaugurated in Oct’08. The ICT Centre. will enable approximately 1000 physically challenged students to learn IT Skills and help them move along with the mainstream society. DPR. Lucknow and Ajmer.Recent initiatives of NTPC Foundation in line with current need and priorities are: ICT Centres: The Foundation has set up Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre for the physically challenged at Delhi University. Similar Centres for the visually challenged have been started at Mysore. Besides providing space and doctors’ services. District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC): The Foundation has also set up District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) in collaboration with National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped (NIOH) at NTPCTanda which is serving the beneficiaries in nearby areas. The efforts of Foundation are being appreciated by one and all. DOT Centres: NTPC Foundation is running Directly Observable Treatment Centres (DOTs) in its hospitals at 10 power stations to take care of tuberculosis patients in the vicinity of 25 km radius of these stations. Thiruvananthpuram. Distributed Generation (DG) Programmes for Rural Electrification. Insurance. Supported Tsunami Victims . NTPC Foundation is also providing grants for setting up of Distributed Generation Projects for preparation of feasibility report. Similar ICT facilities are planned to be set up at all the States in a phased manner. Relief Operations NTPC has always reached out to victims of natural calamities or any other disaster. Energy Plantation and for meeting funding gap limited to 30% of the approved project cost. your Company has also given mobile vans and diagnostic equipment to the Centres.
elderly and other marginalised groups. Creating small-scale economic opportunities other than farming. Livelihood "Poverty is the worst form of violence. advocacy. skill and sustainability of the poor.398 villagers & children. thus widening the scope of livelihood opportunities for them. Treatment provided to 7. disabled. Voluntary initiatives NTPC volunteers run E-VOICE (Employees Voluntary Organisation for Initiatives in Community Empowerment) at its stations with numerous programmes on education. Provided food to 18.80 million from the company was donated to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.838 patients. livelihood. Marketing tie-ups.Rs. ." -Mahatma Gandhi NTPC focuses on enhancing quality. NTPC employees are contributing actively to 25 E-VOICE across the country. Facilitating government sponsored schemes. health. Schemes for specific target groups like women. Assisted in restoration of power supply in 53 relief camps. 15. Some of the related activities are:• • • • • Organising training for vocational trades.2 million as employees’ contributions and Rs. etc.