Triple Project – Watershed, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Launch

Jun 7, 2023

June 7 was an important dateline in the calendar of BAIF/BAIF Livelihoods and ACG Cares Foundation. On this day, under the joint CSR partnership, a watershed and spring shed development and Climate Change and Mitigation Project was launched at Zagalwadi village in Khandala block of Satara district of Maharashtra – one of the designated scope areas apart from Lohom, Limbachiwadi, Karnwadi and Ghadgewadi villages. 50 enthusiastic volunteers from the Shirval factory of ACG, Mr. Zakir Shukri, Plant Head, Mr. Umesh Patil, General Manager – HR, Mr. Sunil Kumar – Head – CSR, Mr. Sandip Jadhav, Administrative Manager, ACG Cares Foundation and Mr. Chandrashekhar Walke, CSR Manager were present on the occasion.  Driven by the desire to save Mother Planet from degradation, the volunteers took a pledge to plant 100 fruit and forestry plants with the mission of transforming barren land into productive environmentally sustainable plantations along with the village community.  The BAIF/BAIF Livelihoods team was represented by Dr. Rajashree Joshi, Programme Director, Mr. Sudhir Wagle, Chief Programme Executive, Mr. Waman Kulkarni, Chief Thematic Programme Executive, Mr. Mukul Baviskar, Additional Chief Programme Executive and Mr. Pankaj Katte, Project Officer.  The village display board inaugurated in the presence of the 270-strong village community, Gram Panchayat leaders and CSR partners, marked the launch of the project and the joint commitment to ensure a safe environment.

Transforming Lives and Livelihoods

Transforming Lives and Livelihoods

It is a pleasure to present the first four editions of the collection of case stories from the HDFC Bank Parivartan project initiated with the support of the HDFC Bank CSR and implemented by the BAIF Institute…