On October 25, the “Sustainable Development Goals Exhibition” (SDG Fair) with participation of the JSC “Georgian Railway” was held in Batumi.
On October 25, the “Sustainable Development Goals Exhibition” (SDG Fair) with participation of the JSC “Georgian Railway” was held in Batumi. The railway was presented to participants in three areas of social responsibility – human capital, health care and ecology. It is worth noting that the Railway implements several significant projects in the field of human capital development, that is, the direction of education. Including Regional Education Project, within the framework of which, the children and grandchildren of the railway employees will prepare for the national exams in English and skills free of charge. The company also shares the state policy in support of vocational education. For this purpose, the Railway Transport College has been established, in which, through the dual training method, that is, practice based on training, it prepares professional personnel corresponding to the challenges of the international labor market.
The Georgian Railway is constantly undergoing a process of raising employee loyalty and developing important social programs. As for health care -every employee of the company and their family members are insured. And In various medical cases, the railway workers have the full financial support of the company. Another priority of the Georgian Railway is concern for the environment. The company has its own planting economy, where different varieties of trees are bred and maintained. As part of the permanent landscaping campaigns, railway workers and their family members plant evergreen seedlings along the railway lines and in different locations of the city. Cleaning campaigns are also being held.
In Batumi, parallel with the “Sustainable Development Goals” Exhibition (SDG Fair) discussions were held that touched on significance of business inclusion and multsectoral cooperation. The Exhibition, organized with the support of government of Sweden, was attended by representatives of the Adjara A/R, civil society and business.