Lanxess India expands its CSR thrust in Nagda

Lanxess India expands its CSR thrust in Nagda

9:21 AM, 14th November 2017
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NAGDA, INDIA: Lanxess India Private Limited has taken another major step towards creating a sustainable environment in & around Nagda, Madhya Pradesh by undertaking three projects as part of its corporate social responsibility.

The company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Nagda Municipal corporation wherein it committed to undertake the maintenance of overhead water tank in Mehatwas, development & maintenance of Nagda municipal garden and installation of solar street lights in Mehatwas & Durgapura.

These projects are in line with Lanxess’ vision for sustainable development and a better quality of life for the people of the region.

As part of the maintenance and development of the Nagda municipal garden, Lanxess India will ensure structuring of the fencing, grass beautification and planting of saplings.

With an aim to ensure better infrastructure for distribution of the current water supply system in the town, Lanxess will support in the repair & renovation of the pipeline distribution & strengthening of column structure of the overhead water tank in Mehatwas. This is expected to directly benefit a population of over 2400 in the region.

Contributing towards making the planet greener, Lanxess India will be undertaking the installation of solar street lights in Mehatwas & Durgapura wherein, the company will support the municipal corporation with installation of twenty-five solar street lights. The installation will include pole installation, battery, solar panels, solar bulbs and maintenance for a period of three years.

“Lanxess takes its social responsibility projects in true spirit and has been relentless in its efforts of making a positive and meaningful change in the lives of the people in & around Nagda. In the current fiscal year itself, the company has supported the region through five different CSR projects worth around Rs.50 lakhs. The three new projects assert our commitment towards the region’s welfare and the company’s vision of a sustainable environment,” said Neelanjan Banerjee, senior executive director, Lanxess India.

“Lanxess India has taken these initiatives as a step forward to sustainability in the region of Nagda. With the current environmental conditions, sustainable development is the solution for a healthier lifestyle. Through these projects, we hope to improve the quality of living for the people of Nagda. I also thank the municipal corporation of Nagda for seeing merit in our efforts and supporting us,” added Sanjay Singh, site head, Nagda, Lanxess India.

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