Mahindra Group continues flood relief in Uttarakhand

Earlier in 2013, Mahindra Group made a commitment to help rebuild a flood ravaged Uttarakhand. The effort saw Mahindra Group employees pledge a day’s salary to the Mahindra Foundation in assisting in rehabilitation efforts, apart from Mahindra Group donating Rs. 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

Funds collected thus far have been used to donate 19 Mahindra vehicles (13 4WD Bolero Pick ups for each of the 13 districts in the state, one Scorpio, three 25 seater buses, one 25 ton MTBL truck and a Bolero fitted with a 20KVA Mahindra Powerol DG Set) to State Disaster Headquarters, Dehradun.

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150 solar street lamps and 300 solar lanterns will be handed over to most severely hit villages deprived of electricity. Handover to Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Vijay Bahuguna took place at CM house on December 30, 2013 by Mr. Rajeev Dubey, President (Group HR, Corporate Services & After-Market) & Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Other senior Mahindra officials present included Mr. Vijay Kalra, Senior Vice President – Manufacturing Operations, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Mr. S K Dubey, Head of Mahindra’s Rudrapur Plant, Mr. Satyavir Singh, Head of Mahindra’s Haridwar Plant, Ms. Sheetal Mehta, Chief CSR Mahindra, and Managing Trustee, Mahindra Foundation and Mr. Sushil Singh, Vice President, CSR, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

“At Mahindra, we have consciously pledged to go beyond monetary help when it comes to relief efforts and we hope our donation will contribute to the rebuilding efforts in the State and help restore its infrastructure,” said Mr. Rajeev Dubey, President (Group HR, Corporate Services & After-Market) & Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.