IFFCO KisanSewa Trust
Consequent upon the massive earthquake in Gujarat in January 2001, IFFCO created Kisan Sewa Fund (KSF) which is now widely known as “IFFCO KISAN SEWA TRUST (IKST)”.
IKST, which was created out of contributions from IFFCO and Employees of IFFCO, had so far undertaken a variety of activities to assist poor and needy farmers by providing relief material to Earthquake victims of Nepal and Gujarat, Flood victims of Tamil Nadu, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand, Tsunami victims of Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India. It is also providing relief to the farmers in distress. It provides services to farmers by the organizing Eye Camps, Health Check-up Camps, and Financial assistance to Rural Hospitals for distribution of medicines to farmers and for medical equipments. It has been providing financial assistance for arranging blood through the Red Cross Society and to various hospitals for the treatment of poor farmers.
IKST regularly provides Medical assistance to the farmers living below poverty line and financial assistance by way of scholarships to the children of the poor and needy farmers.
During the year 2016-17, the Trust spent Rs. 171.18 lakh towards its activities for providing critical medical assistance to patients and Rs. 29.45 lakh towards scholarships to the students belonging to the families of small and marginal farmers. The Trust has also released financial assistance of Rs.1.80 lakh for Farmers in Distress due to Drought / Unseasonal Rain.