SCO wins three CSR Awards- Community Development, Social Impact & Sustainability and CSR Round the Clock

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RAWALPINDI,    (Parliament Times) :  Special Communications Organization (SCO) has once again been recognized and honoured for its efforts and noteworthy contributions towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the National Forum for Environment & Health’s (NFEH) 13th Annual CSR Awards 2021. SCO was awarded winner of the CSR award in three categories; Community Development & Services, Social Impact & Sustainability and CSR Round the Clock. Sardar Masood Khan (President AJ&K), Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar (Governor Punjab), Dr. Sania Nishtar (SAPM on Poverty Alleviation & Social Protection) and Fawad Chaudhry (Federal Minister for Science and Technology), graced the occasion as chief guests.
SCO is a leading telecom operator in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit
Baltistan (GB) providing all brands of communication including 3G/ 4G and branchless
banking services with brand name S-Paisa.
The accolade won by SCO is yet another milestone for the organization and is a
testament of SCO’s endeavours to improve lives of the people especially youth in its
community and beyond. SCO plays an active part in the socio-economic development
within the region it operates. This is reflected in its efforts focused on improving access to
education services, partnering in clean-drives for sustainable city, implementing its Million
Tree Plantation Program, youth development and promoting talent form far flung areas of
AJ&K and GB at National level through Painting and Photography Exhibitions.
Apart from this, SCO’s response to COVID-19 is praise worthy. Special relief of Rs.
15 billion in the form of subsidized telecom services, construction of community centers for
students, provision of Ehsaas Kafalat Fund and distribution of rations to the underprivileged
was at the credit of SCO.