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GVK Bio awarded Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award

Hyderabad-based GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO) has been awarded prestigious Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award.

The company was bestowed with this award in the category of Best Environment Friendly Project for its ambitious Go Green, Grow Green plantation drive under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

Under the mega plantation drive, GVK BIO had planted over 1400 saplings of Pongamiapinnata, Peltophorumferrugunium and Azadirachtaindicain in its Nacharam and Mallapur campus. For watering and soil maintenance of these saplings, company also has tied up with the GHMC.

Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award: Established by the World Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Congress. They are bestowed annually on eve of World CSR Day on companies that believe in the value of sustainable CSR.


Tata Trusts ink MoU with Andhra Pradesh Government to develop 264 Smart Villages

Tata Trusts has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Government to develop 264 villages.

Under this initiative, all 264 villages in the Vijayawada constituency will be developed in order to transform them into smart villages.

The project has been jointly undertaken by local Lok Sabha MP Kesineni Srinivas and the Tata Trust as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Tata Group.

It should be noted that this is the first of its kind of project undertaken by Tata Trust in the country to develop all villages of a single Parliamentary constituency.

As part of this initiative, the trusts will work in the areas of education, drinking water, health and nutrition, self-employment for the youth, bamboo cultivation, fisheries etc. by developing each village. Around 2.5 lakh households in all villages of this constituency will benefit from this ambitious project.

The identified activities which will be under taken in this initiative are based on comprehensive household survey in all villages which was conducted by Tata Trust.