The initiative aims to provide potable water to rural areas
Goblej, Gujarat, May 29, 2017: Reaffirming its commitment to partner with local communities, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. (HCCBPL) dedicated an RO system in Malarpura village near its Goblej plant to 100 households. This initiative is aimed at improving access to clean drinking water.
Mr. Kuldeep Arya, District Collector, Kheda dedicated the RO system facilities to the local community in Malarpura village in the presence of senior officials from Hindustan Coca-Cola, other dignitaries and local community members.
The installation of these RO plant with 500 LPH capacity will help in addressing the issue of clean drinking water accessibility in Malarpura.
Mr. Kuldeep Arya appreciated the initiative taken by the company and said that the RO plant will provide easy access to safe drinking water which is a basic need of an individual. The communities will hugely benefit from the initiative.
Mr. Rajneet Singh Kohli, Zonal Head – Public Affairs & Communications, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. said, “We at Hindustan Coca-Cola strongly believe that sustainable business and sustainable community go hand-in-hand. With this view, we continuously strive to work for communities around our bottling plant to bring positive impacts in their lives. We hope these initiatives will positively impact the communities of Malarpura villages. We are thankful to all stakeholders including implementing partners and above all the community for their overwhelming support.”
The impact of the project will be seen in improved ground water condition and community management systems around water both demand and supply. The project is also designed to improve access to safe drinking water for 400 individuals.
About Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, is the largest bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company in India. It is part of The Coca-Cola Company’s Bottling Investment Group (BIG) and responsible for the manufacture, package, sale and distribution of beverages under the trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company. The Company has always placed high value on good citizenship. For further information on the Company’s India operations and its products, please visit www.hindustancoca-cola.com