CSR Activities

Employee Welfare

All employees of Jyoti Ltd. have the obligation to conduct themselves in an honest and ethical manner and act in the best interest of the Company at all times. They are expected to demonstrate exemplary personal conduct. All employees of Jyoti Ltd. must avoid situations in which their personal interest could conflict with the interest of the Company. Conflict, if any, must be disclosed to the higher management for guidance and action. All employees must ensure that their actions in the conduct of business are totally transparent.

Jyoti Ltd. is an ‘equal opportunity employer’ and does not discriminate in any way on the basis of caste, creed, religion, ethnicity, colour, sex or nationality. Jyoti Ltd. and its associate concerned have a number of women employees. Management of Jyoti is committed to provide a safe working environment, free from sexual harassment and has instituted measures for prevention and deterrence of sexual harassment. The company has constituted a committee to address to any grievances or complaints.


Community Development

NGOs like Society for Clean Environment, Community Science Centre, V-One Society, Citizens Blood Donation Society, Vadodara Marathon, etc. have continued their activity since their inception with the active support of Jyoti Ltd. including infrastructure, financial, manpower, etc. As a part of its CSR obligation, Jyoti Ltd. was one of the Co-Sponsors for all the three Marathon held in the city of Vadodara. First Marathon supported the Vadodara Traffic Education Trust formed to help the local police authorities by forming a corpus and recruiting additional contractual manpower to help regular police force in educating and regulating the traffic. Second Marathon was organized with the theme “Clean Vadodara Green Vadodara”. Marathon held in February, 2012 to celebrate the spirit of the city and the 150th Birth Anniversary of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, the visionary ruler of Baroda. The Association of International Marathons (AIMS) based in Athens, Greece has bestowed the Smallest City, Biggest Marathon honour to the Vadodara Half Marathon. Vadodara Marathon is one of the very few Marathons in the world to be accredited by AIMS. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Mr. Narendra Modi flagged off the marathon on 5th February, 2012 in which about 40,000 runners participated. The Vadodara Marathon attracted about 300 participants from out of the country. The main Marathon event was preceded by events like Laser Show, painting exhibition, etc. and was followed by a grand musical programme by noted singer Sunidhi Chauhan.

Jyoti Ltd. has been sponsoring the Annual Essay Writing Competition conducted by Forum of Free Enterprise, Mumbai since 1956 – that is continuously for 56 years - with a view to encourage college students to think and write on important topical economic and allied subjects that affect our lives. Forum of Free Enterprise, Mumbai is a non-political and non-partisan organization started in 1956 to educate public opinion in India on free enterprise and its close relationship with the democratic way of life. The Forum seeks to stimulate public thinking on vital economic problems of the day through booklets, meetings and others means as befit a democratic society. Veteran thinkers like Minoo Masani, Nani Palkhiwala, etc. were actively associated with the Forum for their lifetime.


Late Dr. Nanubhai Amin was a staunch believer in renewable sources of energy considering depleting conventional sources like coal, oil, gas, etc. Gujarat State was the first state in India to realize the necessity and importance of development and popularization of renewable sources of energy and Gujarat Energy Development Agency was set up under the Chairmanship of Dr.Nanubhai Amin. Under his leadership, GEDA made tremendous progress in developing, harnessing and popularizing renewable sources of energy. Setting up of a nodal agency for renewable energy sources in Gujarat was considered as a model by other states in India.

Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (formerly known as Jyoti Solar Energy Institute) was set up in 1979 in response to the need for developing renewable energy based systems particularly relevant to rural areas. The Institute was set up with the seed money of Rs.5 lacs contributed by Jyoti Ltd. and infrastructure provided by Charutar Vidya Mandal. SPRERI is now the only institute of its kind in the country devoted solely to research, development, education, training and extension in the field of renewable sources of energy with emphasis on their applications in rural areas. (www.spreri.org)

The Company has till date manufactured, supplied, installed and commissioned about 400 MW capacity of hydro power equipment in India and abroad. Hydro power is a clean source and the company is constantly striving to develop newer and more efficient models and contribute its mite for cleaner and greener future.