Cummins bags BG Deshmukh Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award

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PUNE: Group in India, the leading manufacturer of engines, generator sets and related components and technologies has been presented the BG Deshmukh Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Award. The Company was presented with this award by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), on Sunday for its outstanding contribution towards social development. This is the second time Cummins has won this award.

Speaking on the occasion,  S. Ravichandran, Head – Corporate Responsibility, Cummins Group in India said, “As a responsible corporate, Cummins has always been striving to build stronger communities. Corporate Responsibility is one of Cummins’ six core values and by leveraging the time and skills of our employees’ on community involvement activities that have the potential to be sustainable and replicable; the Company continues to make a positive difference to the community.”

The BG Deshmukh award is given by MCCIA to organizations for their contribution to social d

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evelopment based on the following criteria: corporate vision for CSR, employee involvement and participation, scalability and sustainability, degree of innovation, and driving multi-location activities with impact.

Over the years, Cummins has been partnering with various NGOs and civic bodies, to undertake numerous Corporate Responsibility initiatives, with active involvement and participation from its employees. Some of these initiatives include; Zero Garbage Project, Nirmalya Project, Traffic Synchronization Project, Green Hills initiative, developing the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and providing scholarships to students from economically weak backgrounds.

Furthermore, on the occasion of completing 50 years in India in 2012, Cummins initiated the ‘Catch Them Young’ project to create awareness amongst students on the significance of protecting the environment. The project addressed 75,000 students across India. In Nandal, a village in close proximity to Cummins’ largest manufacturing site in Phaltan, the Company has played a key role in initiating a holistic sustainable project for the overall growth and development of the village.

Cummins in India, a power leader, is a group of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Its technology and pioneering initiatives are bringing innovative solutions and dependable services at the best possible value to users across the country. Its high performance outlook is based on customer focus, integrity and capability of its people. Part of the US $17 billion Cummins Inc., Cummins in India is a Group of eight legal entities across 200 locations in the country with a combined turnover of Rs. 11,560 crores in 2012 and employing close to 9,000 individuals.

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