Among the various social responsibility related initiatives pursued by the Company, it has a major focus in respect of community development in the Wilayat of Barka, the Wilayat in which the Company’s Plant is located. The Company takes its role as a responsible corporate citizen seriously. Health, education, environment, sports and assisting other socially important initiatives are major spheres of our social responsibility programme.
Donations during 2018
Solar power initiative
Al Suwadi Power Company SAOG in joint and active cooperation with SMN Power Holding Company SAOG, Al Batinah Power Company SAOG and Al Kamil Power Company SAOG successfully installed and commissioned PV solar system at Hind Bint Usaid Al Ansariya School of Ministry of Education at Barka.
This solar PV project was realized in the framework of our corporate social responsibility programs and had 3 main objectives:
We can proudly feel that these 3 objectives have been achieved. The solar PV system will generate more than 129 MWh per year, powering the school with a total installed capacity of 82 kWp, covering nearly 500m² of roof, making it a sustainable and green solution for power requirement of the school. The school has received solar training kits to educate all students about solar PV energy.
The share of the total project cost contributed by us amounted to RO 15,000.
Medical Equipment and Wheel chairs to Barka Primary Health Care Centre
The Company has donated major ancillary equipment to the existing X-Ray Unit at the Barka primary health care centre. The Company has also provided wheel chairs for disabled patients who visit the health centre. Total amount of RO 5,000 was incurred in this regard.
The picture shows the Company’s CEO, Mr. Navneet Kasbekar and Mr. Fawad Akhtar, CFO handing over the equipment to Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Al Abri, Director General of Ministry of Health.