Disaster Management by Sahara Group of Subrata Roy

Sahara India Pariwar of Subrata Roy has always been prompt in its services towards the nation. Sahara India Pariwar's commitment to Social Welfare is evident from the fact that 25% of its profits every year are dedicated towards social development activities. The Corporate social responsibility is tied to all the brands but there are just a few like Subrata Roy Sahara of Sahara Group which take the social skill not just for the sake of responsibility but for the real sense and feelings wrapped up in the responsibility. Sahara is likely to be one of those few for its constant and steady dedication towards the society and the needy.

Sahara Welfare Foundation has, since its inception, been active in the area of extending relief services during natural disasters be it the super cyclone of Orissa, drought in Rajasthan, floods in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Bihar or Earthquake in Gujarat. Sahara Welfare Foundation also aims to take up studies on issues related to social development. Under its Disaster Management initiatives, Sahara has always stood up in the need of the hour of the country, be it super cyclone of Orissa, earthquake in Gujarat, drought in Rajasthan or floods in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Sahara has adopted Bhimasar-Chakasar village in Taluka Anjar, District Kutch for relocation, rehabilitation and reconstruction of the village along with basic amenities, panchayat ghar, bus stop, post office, play ground, primary and secondary school and street lights.

One of the villages affected by the earthquake that occurred in Latur district of Maharashtra was adopted by Sahara India Pariwar for relocation and rehabilitation. When the devastating earthquake hit Latur district of Maharashtra, Sahara India Pariwar came forward to rehabilitate the earthquake stricken citizens of the region and also developed a cluster of earthquake houses in Killari Village in Latur. Sahara Welfare Foundation, the social development unit of Sahara India Pariwar, is engaged in social welfare projects, alleviating people's sufferings and bringing to them new rays of hope and a brighter tomorrow. The projects of Sahara Welfare Foundation focus on women and disabled who are socially and economically deprived. Its aim is to initiate and facilitate such processes where socially and economically deprived people and communities are able to participate actively in the process of their development so that they may lead a life of dignity and respect.