Kinetic Engineering Ltd has been awarded The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People-Shell Helen Keller Award 2004. The award consisting of a trophy and a citation was handed over to Arun Firodia, chairman, Kinetic Engineering Limited by finance minister P Chidambaram on December, 2004 on the eve of the World Disability Day.
The Shell-Helen Keller award recognises organizations and institutions that share the vision and belief in equal rights and gainful employment for people with disabilities, through their policies and practices
Kinetic was awarded the NCPEDP-Shell Helen Kellar award 2004 for its social initiatives.
One of the most notable CSR programmes is its project, 'Swapnabhoomi' in Parbhani district of Maharashtra, where Kinetic has adopted a cluster of 20 villages providing them sanitation, literacy, vocational guidance, water conservation, irrigation, women's upliftment, village industries.
In addition, for the last 15 years, Kinetic has run a special programme for the rehabilitation of leprosy-afflicted persons, which had earlier been conferred the 'FICCI award for empowerment of physically challenged' byDr A. P J Abdul Kalam.
Yet another initiative is a special alliance with Mission: Vijay II, a foundation that assists rehabilitation of the war-wounded ex-servicemen, their widows and families, and offers them livelihood opportunities.