MRIDA & AG INDUSTRIES:
VILLAGE PANCHAYAT TAANTWALA
Mrida, in association with AG Industries (a part of the Hero Motors Group), carried out an integrated CSR initiative at PanchayatTaantwala, located 30 kms from Haridwar, Uttarakhand. A number of initiatives were undertaken with the involvement of the village folk represented by a Village Development Committee (VDC) formed for the purpose.
30 Solar street lights were installed at carefully selected vantage points, enhancing the safety and convenience of the community, and also providing opportunities for community engagement after sunset.
An E-Hub was commissioned to help the community through knowledge dissemination and effective communication. The E-Hub was especially popular among children, and was subsequently shifted to the school premises, serving as an integral part of the school itself.
Livelihood workshops were conducted to impartskills to the community members, and a stitching centre wasset up to teach stitching to passionate young women.The stitching centrehas evolved over time and today caters to the bulk uniform requirements of workers at the AG Industries –a huge earning opportunity for the stitching centre, and a reliable procurement base for the Company – a true win-win situation for all.