Bharatpur, India, July 13, 2022: Lupin Human Welfare and Research Foundation (LHWRF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of global pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) has worked for over 3 decades on the social and economic well-being of families in Bharatpur and Alwar. Specifically, the Foundation has striven to strengthen local value chains and promote community-led development through Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and Community-based Organizations (CBO).
Bharatpur and Alwar remain at the center of the Lupin Foundation’s efforts. Some of the initiatives of the Foundation include beekeeping, horticultural clusters and livelihood hubs of nonfarm vocation (for example, Tulsi mala, Stone carving, Gems polishing, pottery and bangle making).
The Lupin Foundation now intends to focus equally on Livelihood and Lives/Healthcare. With the Livelihood program, the Foundation will continue an intensive approach to work in select blocks of Bharatpur & Alwar for landless, artisans, small and marginal farmers with the aim to provide sustainable livelihood solutions. In order to also improve health outcomes for the marginalized populace, the Lives/Healthcare programs of the Foundation will strive to improve health outcomes and quality of life while strengthening the healthcare system. Based on identified areas of national importance, the initial focus will be on cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases (COPD).
Ms. Tushara Shankar, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Lupin said, “It takes commitment and vision to solve real-world problems and since 1988, Lupin Foundation has been focusing on quality interventions for significant development in the areas of rural upliftment, water and sanitation, health, education, economic empowerment, education, and COVID-19 and disaster relief. With our rich experience of working with the communities, we are excited to intensify our impact to make a sustainable and significant difference towards improving the quality of life of the people in Bharatpur and Alwar.”
Through the years, Lupin Foundation has created deep impact and has positively changed the lives of the people it has touched. What began as a project of uplifting 25 villages in Bharatpur economically, expanded to over 5000 villages across 9 other states and 23 districts across India.
Lupin Human Welfare & Research Foundation (LHWRF) is the social responsibility arm of Lupin limited, which has been working to positively impact rural landscapes since 1988. During its three-decade history, the foundation has touched over 5000 villages in 23 districts across nine states. The organization has been working to address all aspects of development for underprivileged communities in four thematic areas, namely Economic, Social, Infrastructure Development, and Natural Resource Management. It undertakes economic development activities in the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry, women empowerment, and rural industries. The social anchors include health and education, while infrastructure development and natural resource development have been the key drivers of growth in backward regions where it operates. LHWRF has adopted a new strategic approach to working on Lives (Healthcare) and Livelihoods.
Lupin is an innovation-led transnational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India. The Company develops and commercializes a wide range of branded and generic formulations, biotechnology products, and APIs in over 100 markets in the U.S., India, South Africa, and across the Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), Europe, and Middle East regions.
The Company enjoys a leadership position in the cardiovascular, anti-diabetic, and respiratory segments and has a significant presence in the anti-infective, gastro-intestinal (GI), central nervous system (CNS), and women’s health areas. Lupin is the third-largest pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by prescriptions. The company invested 8.7% of its revenue in research and development in FY22.
Lupin has 15 manufacturing sites, 7 research centers, more than 20,000 professionals working globally, and has been consistently recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals sector.
Please visit www.lupin.com for more information.
For further information or queries please contact –
Vice President & Global Head – Corporate Communications