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CII-SR Water Alliance : Rejuvenation of Water Bodies, A CSR initiative supported by Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd

CII-Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd joined hands for rejuvenating Gangaiamman Koil Kulam (water body name), located at Injambakkam, Chennai which is spread across 2.8 Acres. On the 11th July’18, the handing over of the waterbody back to the local administration and community was organize In the presence of Mr Govind Rao, Deputy Commissioner – Works, Greater Chennai Corporation, Mr Gopal Sundar Raju, Regional Deputy Commissioner, Greater Chennai Corporation, Mr Ravi Sam, Chairman- Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Affirmative Action (AA) Sub Committee, CII SR & Managing Director Adwaith Lakshmi Industries Ltd and Mr N K Ranganath, Chairman – Job Creation Sub Committee, CIISR & Managing Director Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Limited, along with the community and CII representatives, among other. The project is visioned towards Comprehensive improvement and restoration of water bodies, thereby increasing tank storage capacity, prevent flooding and channelize the flow of water into desired streamlines, improve ground water recharge apart from ensuring harmonious co-existence of all life forms, capacity building of communities, in better water management and development of tourism, cultural activities, etc. if possible for betterment of the project (based on the availability of area near the Waterbodies and the budget allocated). The initiative also involved cleaning the lake’s floor bed, construction of the filter bed inlet and outlet, creating an easy access to the lake, strengthening of the bund, fencing and plantation around the waterbody.

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