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Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages dedicates Ground Water Recharge Project in Gujarat

In its continued endeavor of ground water recharge, conservation and management, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd (HCCBPL), along Gujarat Water Supply & Sewerage Board (GWSSB), dedicated ground water recharge project to the community at Nenpur village. Shri Gautam Chauhan, Hon’ble MLA - Mehmedabad dedicated the project in the presence of elected representatives of Panchayat, members of the community, representatives from Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Aimed at improving the ground water recharge and availability in the catchment area, the project involves construction of ten tube wells along with recharge structures in the villages- Kanij, Nenpur, Vadadala, Malataj, Nagari, Sadara, Sakhej, Vithalpura Virol, Christipura (Virol) and Khatraj of Mahmedabad Taluka, Kheda District. This initiative is aimed at diverting run-off rain water to the aquifer to improve level and quality of the ground water.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Gautam Chauhan, Hon’ble MLA - Mehmedabad appreciated HCCBPL and GWSSB joining hands to work in the area of ground water recharge. He expressed hope that this intervention involving the construction of artificial recharge structures and tube wells, will help farmers and community by improving water situation of the area.

According to Mr. Mayank Arora, Zonal Vice President, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., "As a company, we have been working in the area of ground water recharge across the country. Water is an increasingly scarce commodity and it is in the interest of all, that various stakeholders join hands. We take this opportunity to thank GWSSB for considering us as a partner and local community for their overwhelming support for this initiative."