Udupi, Sep 20: Adani owned Udupi Power Corporation Limited, which is having power plant at Yellur village in Udupi district, under the banner of Adani Foundation, a CSR wing of Adani Group, inaugurated village development works in the villages of Bada gram panchayat (GP).
Six village development works viz., construction of compound wall and Interlocking facility for Anganawadi Centre in Mullagudde, ward No 3; concreting of Subhas road of 90 metres length; concreting of Mahalakshmi road of 175 metres length; concreting of Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple road in ward no 1; concreting of Polya road of 120 metres length; concreting of road Yermal Janardhana Temple west side road of length 110 metres were executed by UPCL through Adani Foundation at a total project cost of Rs 30.50 lac and were inaugurated by Kishore Alva, president and executive of Adani UPCL and Sharmila Salian, president of Bada gram panchayat and unveiled for the villagers usage.
Speaking on the occasion, Alva informed that UPCL has earmarked a special package of Rs 2.77 crore for executing community infrastructure development works in Bada gram panchayat for a period of 3 years. He told that the company has completed the development works worth Rs 74 lac in the villages of Bada GP under its CSR and the works worth Rs 22.50 lac are in progress. He also informed that UPCL is taking-up the execution of community infrastructure development activities based on the action plan prepared by gram panchayat.
Later, Sharmila Salian spoke and appreciated the social responsibility initiatives of Adani UPCL and thanked for its contribution for the village development works, benefitting the rural people.
Indira Shetty, vice president of Bada GP, Shekabba, taluk panchayat member, Chandrashekar, Vasanth, Shakuntala, Somanath Poojary, Mohini, Mohini Suvarna, members of Bada GP, Adani UPCL’s AGM Girish Navada, and senior manager Ravi R Jere were present on the occasion.