The Raymond group has always strived to contribute to different sections of the society. Beyond business, the objective of Raymond's social initiatives are conceptualized to create inclusive growth for the lesser privileged sections of the society.
The mission of JK Trust Gram Vikas Yojana is to significantly improve the quality of life in rural areas through a Cattle Breed Improvement Programme (CBIP).
The surplus milk production achieved through this programme has helped to reduce infant mortality and malnutrition amongst children, creating employment and thus alleviating poverty.
This social initiative benefits over 4.5 million people across 45,000 villages in 11 states of India.
The Raymond The Raymond Rehabilitation Centre focuses on welfare of under-privileged children over the age of 16 and was set up in the year 2006 at Jekegram, Thane.
The three-month vocational courses comprise of basic training in electrical, air-conditioning and refrigeration repair, tyre puncture and repair, plumbing etc which enables students to be independent and financially self-sufficient.
These courses are conducted by the finest faculty from Industrial Training Institutes (ITI), set up under the Directorate of Vocational Education and Industrial Training, Government of Maharashtra.
A Raymond Rehabilitation Centre was set up in in Chhindwara in 2013 to rehabilitate tribals from adjoining villages.
A unique employment linked CSR initiative of Raymond is the Skilled Tailoring Institute by Raymond (STIR) conceptualised to train unemployed youth, women, minority community and lesser privileged sections of the society in the art and science of tailoring.
The initiative aims to upgrade the current skill-set and encourages employment and entrepreneurship amongst youth.
STIR signed a Memorandum of Understanding with DGE&T (Directorate General of Employment and Training) in 2014.
Currently there are 3 centres situated in Kolkata, Jaipur & Lucknow
Raymond is also taking measures to create a robust tailoring ecosystem to skill 1 lakh tailors in the next 5 years.
Setting up 25 Tailoring Hubs in FY 17-18 and taking the tally to 50 hubs by 2020.
Currently, there are 9 Tailoring Hubs located at Mumbai, Delhi, Bihta, Jamshedpur, Jaipur, Nashik, Villupuram, Ranchi and Bengaluru
Certified 955 tailors under the Skill India initiative and there is a plan to train 20 thousand tailors during the year 2017-18.
In an attempt to impart high quality education with an emphasis on values, the group has founded three schools. The Smt.Sulochanadevi Singhania High School in Thane was established in 1968 by Late Shri Gopalkrishna Singhnia.
Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School is ranked No.1 School in India (Education World rankings 2015) for its efforts in imbibing a holistic approach in the field of education
A proud recipient International School Award by the British Council for the 3rd consecutive time for giving a global dimension to the curriculum and pedagogy.
Kailashpat Singhania School in Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) was established in 1994 & Dr. Vijaypat Singhania School Vapi (Gujarat) in 2014.