To enhance community infrastructure and social welfare post the flash floods in 2013
IndiaCSR News Network
HYDERABAD: Express Distribution and Supply Chain Indian major Gati Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Govt. of Uttarakhand on May 26, 2014 to construct a Multipurpose Community Centre at Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand.
Post the natural calamity, i.e. flash floods in 2013, Gati has taken the initiative to ensure that during and post such events the residents and people around should be equipped with a community centre where they can take shelter and be safe. The multipurpose community centre will be jointly constructed by Gati Ltd and the Government of Uttarakhand.
The Government has allotted land in Government Intermediate College (GIC), Rudraprayag and Gati has undertaken the onus of construction at its own cost. The Community Center will be used for college & school trainings, gatherings, corporate training programs, government department meetings, relief and rehabilitation to the people during any natural disasters and any other community welfare activities.
CEO and Managing Director of Gati Ltd, Mahendra Agarwal said, “We can’t risk and not be prepared for any such calamity in the future. The joint initiative to construct a multipurpose community centre shall benefit the people to a great extent and act as a relief in such times. Our objective is to be prepared from any perceived threat of such calamities and also extend our support in redevelopment of the region in any possible manner.”
Gati Limited is pioneer and leader in Express Distribution and Supply Chain Solutions in India delivers 5.75 million packages per month. Having started as a cargo management company in 1989, Gati has grown into an organization with more than 4,000 business partners and a network reach of 667 out of total 671 districts in India. Gati has over 4500 vehicles on the road excluding their fleet of refrigerated vehicles, container shipping vessels and world class warehousing facilities across India. Furthermore, Gati has a strong market presence in the Asia Pacific region and SAARC countries. Gati has offices in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Nepal and Thailand.