Program Interventions

Collaboration with Industries

Objectives of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • Contribute to a Clean Environment
  • Assist Peripheral Community in Sustainable Development
  • Enrich Socio-Economic Development in the Region / Country
  • Contribute to Millennium Development Goals

Involvement of MITTRA in CSR:


Sponsored by

Core component/s

Activity location

Afforestation  Programme, Nagothane

Reliance Industries Ltd

Forestry Plantation, Wadi, Water Resource Development

Nagothane, district Raigad.

Rural Development Programme, 

Reliance Industries Ltd

Comprehensive Rural Development Programme

Roha and Pen blocks, district Raigad.

Sunhara Kal


Cattle Development Center

Amravati, Wardha, Pune

Jan Samruddhi

Ballarpur Industries Limited

Cattle Development Center

Chandrapur, Gadchiroli

Participatory Restoration of sacred grove at Kalamvira

Praj Industries Ltd, Pune

Restoration of sacred groves


Tribal Development Programme, Akole.

General Mills

Water Resource Development


1) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL):
  1. Afforestration programme around factory premises:
    RIL under took afforestration and horticulture development activity over 450 hecters area in its Nagothane plant.

    This involved maintenance of 14000 old plants and 800 fruit orchards. More than 17 lack multi purpose use trees are planted in the area with a survival rate of 77%.

    Other activities under taken through afforestration and horticulture development by RIL are as follows -
    • Gerbera cultivation in poly house
    • Mushroom cultivation
    • Vermicompost production from waste material
    • Organic cultivation of paddy
    • Honey bee units
    • Meadow orchard in guava
  2. Rural Development activities through MADER
    Seeking women’s empowerment and improvement in quality of life, Skill development training is imparted in 13 villages.Other activities for comprehensive rural development are also conducted.

    Bamboo craft training for villagers Products made from Bamboo

3) Ballarpur Industries Ltd. (BILT):
MITTTRA is implementing Jana Samrudhi Project with support from BILT in Gadchiroli, with focus on Livestock Development, Wadi – Agro Horti Forestry development, Vegetable cultivation and Oraganic farming. The Jan Samrudhi project has enabled increase in income of 369 tribal families in Ashti and Chamorshi talukas of Gadchiroli.

3) Sunhara Kal:
Livestock Development programme is being implemented in collaboration with ITC in the districts of Amrawati, Wardha and Pune.  Around 270 villages are being covered through 23 Cattle Development Centers. The centers are providing artificial insemination, preventive health, and fodder development activities to the villagers.

Best Calf at the Calf Rally organized in Wardha on 19.12.2009

4) General Mills:
MITTRA and General Mills work together in Akole block of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra. Development interventions like Watershed Development, Improved agriculture, Women’s development through Self Help Groups, Community Health programme are underway in nine selected villages.

Bamboo craft training for villagers Products made from Bamboo

5) The Infosys Foundation:
The ‘Suprakashita’ (meaning enlightened) programme is being supported by Infosys Foundation and is implemented by MITTRA in Nashik and Ahmednagar districts.

184 SHGs have registered their participation in ‘Suprakashita’ program in which the capacities of the women members of the participant Self Help Groups are developed to improve personal, family and community’s quality of life. This is achieved through providing inputs and information to the members about community health, waste water management, kitchen garden, improved agricultural techniques, livelihood opportunities, government schemes and programmes. Awareness among the society is generated through enlightened members of the SHG. This ensures community mobilization for development.

Safe drinking water demonstration

Sr. No. Work with Corporates
Project Title Sponsor Project Period Location
District Taluka Cluster
2 Tribal Development Program, Akole.   01.06.2014 to 31.05.2015 Ahmednagar KHIRVIRE
3 JAN SAMRUDDHI, ASHTI Ballapur Ind. Ltd 1.7.12
to  30.6.15
Gadchiroli ASHTI Ashti
4 JAN SAMRUDDHI, BALLARPUR Ballapur Ind. Ltd 1.7.12
to  30.6.15
Gadchiroli BALLARPUR Ballarpur
5 HUF Khamgaon HUF 01/10/2013 To 30/09/2017 Buldhana Khamgaon Khamgaon
6 HUF Barshingve HUF Barshingve Dist Nashik 01/07/2013 To 30/06/2016 Nashik Igatpuri Igatpuri
7 Sunahara Kal ITC Apr 14 to
Mar 15
Wardha, Amravati, Parbhani Wardha, Deoli, Selu,Arvi, Hinghanghat, Samudrapur, Ashti, Amravati, Tiwsa, Bhatukli, Morshi, Warud, Chandurbazar, Achalpur, Chandu railway, Nandgaon Khandeshwar, Achalpur, Parbhani, Purna, Manwat, Pathri,Gangakhed, Selu, Jintur  
8 Tailoring course at Jawhar under L & T L & T Apr 12 to
Mar 15
Thane  Jawhar Jawhar, Junnar
9 Gram Samruddhi Project Shirur Apollo Tyres Foundation Apr 14 to
Mar 15
Pune Shirur Shirur
10 Rural Development Project for ensuring livelihood security through maket led extension in vegetables (SFI) SFI (Syngeta Foundation India) Apr 14 to
Mar 15
Thane Vikramgadh
11 MOIL Community Development Project MOIL Foundation Dec 14 to Mar 19 Bhandara & Nagpur Dist of MS and Balaghat of MP 21 villages Bharveli, Dongari Bujurg,          Mansar
12 FDC Comprehensive Rural Development Project FDC Ltd. Jan 15 to Dec 15 Nashik Sinnar Sinnar
13 Tata Motors Ltd. TATA Motors Limited June,2014 to June,2017 Jawhar Vinvhal Jawhar
14 AQUALIFE Foundation AQUALIFE  Dec.,2014 to  Dec 2015 Jawhar Valvanda, Chowk, Jungalpada, Kasiwali, Jamser, Shirpamal Jawhar
15 Atmiyata Mental Health Project (ILS) ILS., Pune 1.12.13 to 30.11.15 Nashik Peinth Peinth
16 GIC Drinking Water Shiroshi General Insurance Coorporation 6 months  (8/5/15 to 7/11/2015) Jawhar Shiroshi Jawhar
17 GIC Drinking Water Talyachapada General Insurance Coorporation 6 months  (8/5/15 to 7/11/2015) Jawhar Talyachapada Jawhar
18 Localisation of Solar Energy through local assembly, sale & usage of 1 million Solar Study Lamps IIT, mumbai 2 year (4.2.14 to 3.2.16) Thane Jawhar Jawhar
19 Conservation through Ecosystem Approach
Tata Motors Ltd 2 months (18.2.15 to 17.4.15) Thane Jawhar Jawhar