Mahan Aluminium Head Ratan Somani to deliver a special talk on community relations & CSR at India CSR Leadership Summit on 26 May in Mumbai

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MUMBAI: Ratan Kumar Somani, President & Plant Head, Mahan Aluminium Project, Hindalco Industries, a flagship company of $41 billion Aditya Birla Group will deliver a special talk on Community Relations and CSR at India CSR Leadership Summit being organized by India CSR at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai on 26 May 2017. The forum will witness participation of vibrant political leaders, CSR think tanks, thinkers, social reformers and Government officials. It would be one of the biggest CSR knowledge and idea sharing forum in the year 2017.

By virtue of his wisdom, conceptual understanding, technical proficiency, valuable contributions, and significant achievements in the metal business operations, he was assigned the job of heading Mahan Aluminium, a mega Greenfield project of Hindalco Industries in 2011.

Ratan Somani is a Mechanical Engineer from Regional Engineering College, Suratkal, Karnataka. He has a rich experience of over 25 years in the Indian manufacturing industry, of which he has spent more than 20 years with Hindalco Industries (a flagship company of $41 billion Aditya Birla Group).

Inspired by leaders, like Aditya Vikram Birla and Kumar Mangalam Birla & Mrs. Rajashree Birla, Mr. Somani devoted valuable time of his career in the CSR domain, working untiringly for more than a decade in executing and managing developmental programmes at Mahan. He has been driving CSR projects catering to sectors like Education, Healthcare, Sustainable Livelihood, Infrastructure Development, and social issues including handling one of the largest rehabilitation and resettlement project of 3,000 families at Badgawan in Madhya Pradesh.

Mr Somani has been instrumental in developing more than 12 villages in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh and has contributed towards:

Watershed management projects by construction of 15 harvesting structures like small check dams & lift irrigation projects for agricultural development. Girl child education projects like skill training, computer training, Mahan Jyoti Scholarships, coaching centres and career guidance aimed at helping the girls build their career and become self-reliant. Green energy and natural resource management project where he created awareness on the use of eco-friendly energy efficient and health friendly devices like biogas units, solar lamps, etc.

More than 15 corporate leaders, CSR think tanks and NGO leaders will be participating in the summit to share their CSR vision for the progress of the country. Fourm is expecting around 300 eminent corporate leaders, CSR think tanks, NGO leaders, academicians, Government Officers, social workers, implementing agencies from across the country, who will grace the summit to express their commitment and solidarity to the cause of inclusive development and to listen to these stalwarts.

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