Innovative street plays educate site workers on issues surrounding HIV AIDS.
First aid training for site workers.
Education of female workers at Medicity site, Gurgaon.
- 2007 Punj Lloyd was awarded as the first corporate in India to fund the Indo-US initiative for HIV/AIDS.
- 2008 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington became a grant partner for Phase II of the programme.
- 2008 The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) extended strong support to enable Phase II to roll out across three of its refinery sites.
- 2008 The programme was referenced in the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) policy document, 'HIV intervention and migrants'.
- 2010 Phase II of the programme was independently evaluated by the Population Council, New Delhi, against a control group. The report noted significant improvements in knowledge about safety, hygiene, health and sexually-transmitted infections (see table).
Period of interventions: 14 months
Site workers reached: 2000
Peer Educators trained: 60
Ambassadors trained: 10
OPD cases: 705
Dental Screening: 104
Voluntary HIV tests: 22
Naphtha Cracker site Panipat Refinery
Hydrocracker Unit Haldia Refinery Delayed Coker LPG Merox Unit Vadodara Refinery
Period of interventions: 9-12 months
Site workers reached: 3,293
Peer Educators trained: 150
Ambassadors trained: 50
OPD cases: 4,804
Dental treatments: 1,542
Voluntary HIV tests: 1,070
CDSP, MRPL Mangalore Refinery
Cracker Furnace, Dahej
Period of interventions: 10-12 months
Site workers reached: 3,283
Punj Lloyd staff members reached: 297
Peer Educators trained: 90
Peer Coordinators trained: 30
Ambassadors trained: 20
OPD cases: 294