MUMBAI: Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL), one of India’s largest 3PL solution providers has set-up its second water project atJambhulpada,a hamlet inTembhavillage nearShahapur,as part of its CSR initiative.
Shahapur is the largest taluka in Thane district and faces severe water shortage during the summer season. Towards easing the situation and improving lives of residents, Mahindra Logistics has adopted Tembha and is conducting various developmental initiatives including infrastructure development, education, health and vocational guidance amongst others.
Earlier this year, it had handed over the water supply system to the local panchayat. The initiative has benefitted around 75 families and permanently resolved their water woes. As an extension to theThakurpadawater project,Jambhulpadawill now get piped water-supply.
Pirojshah Sarkari, CEO, Mahindra Logistics, said, “At Mahindra Logistics, we strongly believe in doing good while doing great. The water project is a step towards the same. We endeavour to positively transform the lives of villagers in Tembha through humanitarian, environmental and educational initiatives.”
Reshmatai Aamble,Sarpanch, Tembha village, said, “We are grateful to Mahindra Logistics as they have been helping us to improve the social, educational and medical infrastructure in our village. This water project will certainly benefit us as we earlier had to walk three kilometers to collect water. Our village looks forward to continued support from them in the years ahead.”