The Raymond Group has always strived to contribute and extend our reach to all sections of the society.
Beyond business, the objectives of our social initiatives aim to create inclusive growth for the under-served of the community.
The mission of JK Trust Gram Vikas Yojana is to significantly improve the quality of life in rural areas through the Cattle Breed Improvement Programme (CBIP).
The surplus milk production achieved through this programme has helped reduce infant mortality, malnutrition amongst children, and has effectively increased employment.
This initiative benefits over 4.5 million people across 45,000 villages in 11 states of India.
This innovative, first-of-its-kind breeding programme was launched on 20th July, 2016.
The initiative utilizes in-vitro fertilisation of selected indigenous cattle breeds aims to achieve 1,000 IVF pregnancies within a year and scale it to 10,000 by 2020.
This initiative promises genetically superior cattle and enhancing milk yield as cattle rearing and agriculture have a huge interdependency and is paramount to rural India.
Skilled Tailoring Institute by Raymond (STIR) trains unemployed youth, women, minority and underserved communities in art and the science of tailoring.
This initiative aims to upgrade their skill set and encourage employment and entrepreneurship.
STIR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Directorate General of Employment and Training in 2014.
It continues its work through 3 centres situated in Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow.
Raymond also pursues the objective of creating a robust tailoring ecosystem to equip 1 lakh tailors in the next 5 years.
The initiative started with setting up 25 tailoring hubs in the Year 17-18 and aims to expand 50 hubs by 2020.
Currently, there are 9 tailoring hubs located in Mumbai, Delhi, Bihta, Jamshedpur Jaipur, Nashik, Villupuram, Ranchi and Bengaluru.
There are 995 certified tailors under this initiative and we aim to train 20,000 during the year 2017-18.
A proud recipient of the International School Award by the British Council for 3 consecutive years, Singhania schools emphasizes on its holistic approach and values as a foundation.
The group has founded 3 schools including the Smt.
Sulochana Devi Singhania High School in Thane, established in 1968 by the Late Shri Gopalkrishna Singhania.
For its effort of this holistic approach to education, the Smt, Sulochana Devi Singhania School is ranked first in India by the Education World Rankings of 2015.
The Raymond Rehabilitation Centre, established in 2006 at Jekegram, Thane, focuses on the welfare of under-privileged children over the age of 16.
The 3 month vocational courses include basic training in electrical, air-conditioning, refrigeration repair, tyre puncture and repair, plumbing etc.
The course is conducted by the finest faculty from the Industrial Training Institute and is set up under the Directorate of Vocational Education and Industrial training of the Government of Maharashtra.
It aims to equip students to be financially independent.