Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Salem Steel Plant, Salem Award:
Valliappa Foundation continues to make its presence felt, through significant contributions, in various key sectors, towards people welfare programs. Year 2009, saw, Valliappa Foundation being awarded, under the best CSR category, for special initiatives taken for empowerment of Rural Women, in the periphery of the Salem Steel Plant, by The Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), Salem Steel Plant, Salem, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAIL. The highlight of this initiative was a training program for the benefit of differently abled women, in Multi Skill Garment making. Valliappa Foundation was instrumental, in designing the adequate framework for this program.
Industry Majors like SAIL Refractory, TITAN and JSW, have been of immense support, by partnering with Valliappa Foundation, in its skill development initiatives.