August 02 , 2018

Avashya Foundation, the CSR arm of Allcargo Logistics continues to nurture and develop the farming community through its Maitree project.

Avashya Foundation, the CSR arm of Allcargo Logistics under its “Maitree” initiative has been actively engaging the farming community and helping them to inculcate innovative agricultural practices for enhancing land productivity and augmenting income. The initiative has benefitted around 7240 farmers, including more than 100 farmers from Mumbai and 7140 farmers from Jawhar, Mokhada, Khalapur, Uran and Karjat. Fruit-bearing trees like Cashew, Custard Apple, Moringa, Guava and Mango have been planted and have started bearing fruits. The initiative has been instrumental in planting over 398000 fruit-bearing plants in Mumbai and Karnataka. More than 3000 trees have been planted in hamlets located in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. There are plans to plant 10 lakh trees over the next 5 years.
Maitree aims to provide sustainable sources of livelihood to the tribal communities and economically backward population through tree plantation.  The program aims at ensuring a broader outreach to a large number of families from under-developed and tribal regions and improving their socio-economic condition.
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