Companies like Tata Motors, Tata Power and Tata Chemicals take on the challenge of easing the acute water shortage in the rural areas in partnership with the villagers. While the villagers identify the water courses and dig the canals, the companies facilitate the formation of irrigation cooperatives and help build the infrastructure.
The many companies of the Tata group are involved in a wide variety of community development projects and programmes, principally in India but also, increasingly, in different parts of the world.
The advantage of ability A daily wage worker in 2001, Tata Affirmative Action Programme beneficiary Kanipnath Jawale now runs a Rs2-million business, which has translated into his extended family prospering, his capabilities improving and his dreams getting ever bigger
Walwhan and the world within The ecosystem that Tata Power has nurtured around its hydroelectric operations near Lonavala (on the outskirts of Mumbai) shines brightest near and about the 90-year-old Walwhan dam
Back to better schooling Where most bridge-course education programmes aim to bring dropout students to high-school levels, the Tata Chemicals initiative seeks to prepare dropouts among girl students for college