Since the inception, Eastern Coalfields Limited has taken up various activities for the welfare of its workers as well as development of people/communities living in the surrounding areas of the mines. In addition, lots of activities have been attended for the development of infrastructure, roads and railway sidings, residential building, water supply and other welfare activities etc.

A total of 70 projects with project cost of Rs. 24.88 Crore got approval during FY 2018-19. Out of total approved CSR projects, ECL Board has approved 24 nos. of projects having the project cost of Rs. 25 lakhs and above, CMD, ECL has approved 28 nos. of CSR projects upto Rs. 25 lakhs which are above Rs. 10 lakhs; and Director (Personnel) has approved 27 projects of upto Rs. 10 lakhs.