Bhansali Associates, the pioneering real estate developers in the Pune region are known for their commitment to quality through their full-service organization. Coming from a strong belief in building communities at every level, they not only satisfy the needs of their customers but also take a keen interest in the welfare of their vendors and laborers.
Apart from ensuring safety and sanitation at all their construction sites, Developments provide for the education and overall growth of the children of their labor force. Apart from living quarters, the laborers are provided with proper sanitation and health-care facilities.
A school and creche are provided at the labor camps. There are regular camps on health and safety where in treatment along with counselling is provided to the labour families. Aids awareness, malaria camps, construction site safety etc are programs that are conducted religiously and regularly. We ensure that all our labor force is insured before they begin work on our site.
The labor families are also counselled against savings and investments, family planning etc. apart from the other health and safety measures. We believe that it is our responsibility to look after and nurture this class of people on whom our own success is critically dependent on! We adopt them not only as a part of our Social Corporate Initiative, but also as the building blocks of our own success. We cannot be truly successful until the people who work with us especially our site workforce sees us as fair and trustworthy.
Workers are steel nerves of construction industry. To ensure their physical and mental health & safety of the workers, good accommodation is provided at site as also hygienic drainage facility, pure and potable water supply and electricity supply is provided. Also for the safety of children of labours working on site and also with the purpose of educating them, mobile creche is provided at sites. The children are taught poems, alphabets, drawing, craft, making sculpture, paper bags, etc.
Other than providing mobile creche at all sites for educating children of construction workers, has started with in 2001 . The intelligent students will teach intellectually below average students during lunch hours or after school hours. Since this programme is carried out, the results can be seen by increase in percentage of passing students.
Labour health check-up camps are conducted once in 6 months at all the sites along with free medicine distribution. First aid box is available at each site.
Ambient air and noise monitoring at every site is done at the interval of six months. Corrective measures are taken if readings are exceeding limits. PUC is checked for every vehicle entering site premises.
Bhansali Associates have been taking initiatives towards various aspects of the environment, whether it is solid waste management, increasing greenery in a city, environment education, water conservation, etc. Some of them are as follows:
- City greenery activities as a responsible developer, activities like traffic island landscape development at various places, and more than in Pune city.
- City greening activity is expanded on a wider scale to development is a concept park with a unique concept of all indigenous plants. Big trees from road side of municipal roads which were being cut during road widening are being transplanted at Environment Park.
Safety comes first
It is of utmost priority during construction. Emergency preparedness and response plan is effectively working at all sites and offices. Mock drills are conducted for the same. Use of safety equipments is compulsory for each and every person entering the site, whether it is labours, site staff or customers. Safety measures taken at site are as follows:
- Use of ear plugs.
- Use of mask during flooring work and plastering.
- Barricading area before starting excavation.
- Use of helmets.
- Use of safety belts when working at heights.
- First aid box is at each site and offices with a stretcher.