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Corporate Social Responsibility

Gati believes in being a socially responsible corporate and going beyond business and profit by giving back to the society. Gati has in various capacities contributed towards development of community, promoting education and protecting the environment thereby contributing to develop a better society.

 

Education
Gati Government High School, Hyderabad, Telangana
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Gati partnered with the Government of Andhra Pradesh and built a school building with 27 classrooms, washrooms and a large playground. The school which currently provides education to more than 850 students was declared a “Model Government School” in the year 2011. Gati financially supports the school in conducting yearly events (Republic Day, Independence Day, Teachers Day & Children’s Day) and undertakes all expenses related to house-keeping, security and maintenance. A computer lab is inaugurated with 20 computers and computer knowledge imparted from Class III to IX by a dedicated computer instructor. Every year the P.D.Agarwal Meritorious Student Award is awarded to the Toppers in Class VIII & IX. Sports development to the students is very important activity undertaken by GATI and sponsors the Handball team with sports kit and nutrition supplement.

Gati Manickam Chettiar Middle School, Nagore, Tamil Nadu
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Gati undertook the development of the MC High School at Nagore, which was a tsunami affected district in Tamil Nadu and constructed a building with 18 rooms, a kitchen and toilets. Currently the school provides education to more than 500 children from the Tsunami affected families. The School was recently awarded the ‘Best Government School’ in the Nagore area. Gati financially supports the school in conducting yearly events (Republic Day, Independence Day, Teachers Day & Children’s Day) and undertakes all expenses related to house-keeping, security and maintenance. A computer lab is inaugurated with 20 computers and computer knowledge imparted from Class III to IX by a dedicated computer instructor.

Environment
Association with the Sunderban Project: An Ecological Initiative

The Tagore Society for Rural Development (TSRD) has been running six projects in the state of West Bengal to create awareness among the Sunderban communities. To help the TSRD in its mission, GATI has sponsored the publication of study material (books & journals) which will be distributed to schools, colleges and self-help groups so that necessary steps can be taken to preserve the eco-harmony of Sunderban.

Gati Goes Green
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As a step towards its internal green initiatives, Gati has made it mandatory for all its Express Distribution Centres and Warehouses across the country to plant and maintain a green stretch in and around their premises.

Recycling of eWaste, an initiative towards Green IT
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Since the last 3 years, Gati has been disposing off its old IT hardware in an organized & environment friendly way. All the old IT hardware is consolidated and handed over to Eco Recycling Limited for recycling. This initiative is aimed at reducing air and water pollution caused by hazardous disposal. Additionally, recycling also reduces the amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the manufacturing of new products and helps keep the environment green.

Support to Wealth out of Waste (“WOW”) Project
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GATI has always been committed towards building a clean and green society. As a step towards this, GATI is supporting ITC-PSPD LTD. & RRRL’s National Recycling Project – Wealth out of Waste (“WOW”). This project aims to protect the environment and reduce Global warming by creating awareness among the people on the importance of ‘Recycling’ – encouraging them to segregate waste and dispose it responsibly. GATI is supporting this environmental cause by collecting recyclable material at all its office locations and giving it for Recycling. The Recycling of waste leads to huge environmental benefits like saving trees, water conservation , reducing landfills etc.

“Received a certificate of appreciation for contributing 5,131 kgs of Paper Waste to ITC-WOW during June 2013 – September 2013. Environmental savings by recycling of above contributed paper waste are 113 trees, 6 Cubic Mtrs. of land fill space, 133 KL of water, 2,309 Ubits of energy and reduction of 5 Mt of CO2”

Plantation Initiatives
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‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’ Initiative, Andhra Pradesh

16th July 2010, Gati partnered with the AP Government towards turning the state into ‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’. This first of its kind initiative to plant a million trees on a single day had been taken up by the state government to fulfil the cherished dream of late Chief Minister, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in turning the state into ‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’, and in turn towards the larger cause of ‘Global Warming’.
This drive, envisaged planting a whopping One Million Saplings in just one day across Andhra Pradesh. As part of this historic tree plantation program, Gati provided the complete logistic support needed for organising transportation of the saplings from nurseries to various plantation sites.

Plantation of the Green Belt under Metro Track

Gati strongly believes in its responsibility towards the environment. One such initiative undertaken by Gati in the year 2010-11 was the plantation and maintenance of the Green Belt under the Metro Track in Gurgaon, Delhi to offset carbon emissions.
As part of this initiative, Gati had planted about 150 tall trees and 300 shorter trees over a stretch of one and a half kilometers to offset carbon dioxide emission. The trees which were planted included Ficus panda (perennial green tree), Bottle Brush (flowering tree), Badelia (ground cover-to prevent evaporation and top soil loss and soil cover for less dust). This would offset approx 1500 to 2500 tonnes of carbon emissions.

Enrichment plantation drive

Towards contributing to Green initiatives, Gati’ites took active participation in the enrichment plantation drive of flower shrubs at the Nehru Zoological Zoo, Hyderabad. This unique plantation was done in the Butterfly Park of the zoo, so that these flower shrubs would attract more butterflies for the nectar.

Tree Plantation Day

As a contribution towards Green initiatives, 200 saplings were planted across 16 locations in India on 13-Mar-2014, where Gati has its Express Distribution Centers. Some of these included Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai to name a few.

Gati adopts Tiger in a Zoo
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Gati has adopted a tiger at the Nehru Zoological Park as a contribution towards wildlife conservation. On the occasion of Gati’s 25 years and as a part of its corporate social responsibility, the company has donated Rs. 1 lakh to the park which will go towards the maintenance and care of a tiger for the period of one year.

Community
Joining Hands with Hyderabad Goods Transport Association (HGTA)
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Gati joined hands with Hyderabad Goods Transport Association in setting up the Transport Training & Development Institute (TTDI), a state of the art truck drivers and transport employees training school cum grooming centre at Autonagar in Hyderabad. The TTDI is the first of its kind initiative to train the personnel of transport sector which includes truck drivers, cleaners, hamalis (transport labours), staff of transporters, etc.

The objective of TTDI is to empower commerical vehicle drivers with all the essential safety practices so that they face the roads with a much greater responsibility. In addition, the fleet drivers are trained in improved driving skills, basic mechanics, fuel saving techniques and safe practices. The institute which is the 9000 sq ft two storied facility with modern and updated mechanical and electrical labs, including a computer lab which would groom truck drivers and transport workers not just in matters of automobiles but also soft skills, English, computers, online operations and Google map reading.

Charity and Donations
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Gati has adopted an orphanage, sponsored scholarships, donated blankets, sewing machines and many other welfare drives.

Association with the Sunderban Project: An Ecological Initiative

The Tagore Society for Rural Development (TSRD) has been running six projects in the state of West Bengal to create awareness among the Sunderban communities. To help the TSRD in its mission, GATI has sponsored the publication of study material (books & journals) which will be distributed to schools, colleges and self-help groups so that necessary steps can be taken to preserve the eco-harmony of Sunderban.

Gati Goes Green
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As a step towards its internal green initiatives, Gati has made it mandatory for all its Express Distribution Centres and Warehouses across the country to plant and maintain a green stretch in and around their premises.

Recycling of eWaste, an initiative towards Green IT
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Since the last 3 years, Gati has been disposing off its old IT hardware in an organized & environment friendly way. All the old IT hardware is consolidated and handed over to Eco Recycling Limited for recycling. This initiative is aimed at reducing air and water pollution caused by hazardous disposal. Additionally, recycling reduces the amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the manufacturing of new products and helps keep the environment green.

Support to Wealth out of Waste (“WOW”) Project
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GATI has always been committed towards building a clean and green society. As a step towards this, GATI is supporting ITC-PSPD LTD. & RRRL’s National Recycling Project – Wealth out of Waste (“WOW”). This project aims to protect the environment and reduce Global warming by creating awareness among the people on the importance of ‘Recycling’ – encouraging them to segregate waste and dispose it responsibly. GATI is supporting this environmental cause by collecting recyclable material at all its office locations and giving it for Recycling. The Recycling of waste leads to huge environmental benefits like saving trees, water conservation , reducing landfills etc.

“Received a certificate of appreciation for contributing 5,131 kgs of Paper Waste to ITC-WOW during June 2013 – September 2013. Environmental savings by recycling of above contributed paper waste are 113 trees, 6 Cubic Mtrs. of land fill space, 133 KL of water, 2,309 Ubits of energy and reduction of 5 Mt of CO2”

Plantation Initiatives
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‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’ Initiative, Andhra Pradesh

16th July 2010, Gati partnered with the AP Government towards turning the state into ‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’. This first of its kind initiative to plant a million trees on a single day had been taken up by the state government to fulfil the cherished dream of late Chief Minister, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in turning the state into ‘Harith Andhra Pradesh’, and in turn towards the larger cause of ‘Global Warming’.
This drive, envisaged planting a whopping One Million Saplings in just one day across Andhra Pradesh. As part of this historic tree plantation program, Gati provided the complete logistic support needed for organising transportation of the saplings from nurseries to various plantation sites.

Plantation of the Green Belt under Metro Track

Gati strongly believes in its responsibility towards the environment. One such initiative undertaken by Gati in the year 2010-11 was the plantation and maintenance of the Green Belt under the Metro Track in Gurgaon, Delhi to offset carbon emissions.
As part of this initiative, Gati had planted about 150 tall trees and 300 shorter trees over a stretch of one and a half kilometers to offset carbon dioxide emission. The trees which were planted included Ficus panda (perennial green tree), Bottle Brush (flowering tree), Badelia (ground cover-to prevent evaporation and top soil loss and soil cover for less dust). This would offset approx 1500 to 2500 tonnes of carbon emissions.

Enrichment plantation drive

Towards contributing to Green initiatives, Gati’ites took active participation in the enrichment plantation drive of flower shrubs at the Nehru Zoological Zoo, Hyderabad. This unique plantation was done in the Butterfly Park of the zoo, so that these flower shrubs would attract more butterflies for the nectar.

Tree Plantation Day

As a contribution towards Green initiatives, 200 saplings were planted across 16 locations in India on 13-Mar-2014, where Gati has its Express Distribution Centers. Some of these included Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai to name a few.

Gati adopts Tiger in a Zoo
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Gati has adopted a tiger at the Nehru Zoological Park as a contribution towards wildlife conservation. On the occasion of Gati’s 25 years and as a part of its corporate social responsibility, the company has donated Rs. 1 lakh to the park which will go towards the maintenance and care of a tiger for the period of one year.

Awards
Association with the Sunderban Project: An Ecological Initiative

The Tagore Society for Rural Development (TSRD) has been running six projects in the state of West Bengal to create awareness among the Sunderban communities. To help the TSRD in its mission, GATI has sponsored the publication of study material (books & journals) which will be distributed to schools, colleges and self-help groups so that necessary steps can be taken to preserve the eco-harmony of Sunderban.

Gati Goes Green
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As a step towards its internal green initiatives, Gati has made it mandatory for all its Express Distribution Centres and Warehouses across the country to plant and maintain a green stretch in and around their premises.

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