Multi-sectoral engagement is the most promising way to achieving the National target of eliminating TB by 2025 and therefore corporate support and engagement in TB and workplace is very crucial. With this background, Corporate TB Pledge Secretariat on 15th December 2021 organised a Corporate Consultation, in partnership with State TB Cell, Maharashtra, Ranjangaon Industries Association (RIA), Classic Industries and Apollo Tyres Foundation, with participation by major corporates from Ranjangaon area, to galvanize their commitment towards TB elimination efforts.
During the consultation six corporates from Ranjangaon signed to become members of corporate TB Pledge. The consultation witnessed active participations from more than 20 corporates including Harita Seatings, SGL Carbon, Shri Hari Packaging, Duncan Engineering, Kalyani Techno forge, Fresenius – Kabi, Foretech, Ask Chemicals, CIAEL, JTS Pune, Swarovski, Jabil Green, DSM India etc.
The event was graced by Dr.S.Darade, District TB officer, Pune, who committed to utmost support on behalf of government for organisations in Ranjangaon Area in implementing TB and workplace initiative. The consultation involved technical session on Corporate TB Pledge, TB and Workplace, NTEP and schemes etc. The consultation also involved a brief session on ESIC schemes and plans by Mr. Chandrasekhar Patil, Deputy Director – Finance, ESIC Sub Regional Regional Office.