Hinduja Foundation follows environmental awareness with Maharashtra Government’s Van Mahotsav activity
Planting trees has now become a necessity for our civilization and to contribute to the the noble cause Hinduja Foundation is all set to plant one lakh tree saplings in the Jawhar village of Maharashtra with effect from July 1st, 2016. Brig H Chukerbuti (Retd.), Executive Vice President at Hinduja Foundation reviewed this initiative by saying, “At Hinduja Foundation, we believe that philanthropy is a sacred social responsibility of all enterprises. The Hinduja Foundation in a variety of ways is consciously fostering eco-friendly way of life. This year, in concert with the Maharashtra Government’s focus on augmenting green cover, Hinduja Foundation, in an ambitious program has increased its tree planting program. For the initiative, we will be planting close to one lakh saplings in the five villages of Jawhar taluka adopted by us.”
To add detail on this endeavor, Executive VP revealed that close to 200 employees from several companies of Hinduja Group would actively participate in tree plantation programme. Hinduja Foundation is focused to plant saplings of teakwood, glycridia, mangium, sababul, mango and cashew trees across the five villages adopted by them namely, Tilonda – Bhamberpada, Pimpalshet, Kharonda, Ozer and Chambharshet.
The program includes extensive contribution of Foundation by virtue of saplings, fertilizers and organizing digging pits. According to Brig Chukerbuti (Retd.), “With global changes and human factors altering the course of the earth’s long-term sustainability, it is only pertinent that we focus on finding ways to counteract these effects.”
To smooth the process, the CSR actions of the company are in alliance with Maharashtra Government agencies and gram panchayats for improving efficiency. Additionally, a PPP agreement is also executed between Hinduja Group and the Additional Collector, Jawhar to ensure hassle-free operating mechanism. The legacy of philanthropy endeavors is running into Hinduja family as same is reflected through its social welfare programs for well – being of the society.
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