Embassy Services has partnered with Bettahalasuru Panchayat to build a dry and wet waste collection centre benefitting 18 villages under its environment EcoGram.
The project broke ground on April 8 with a Bhoomi Puja held in the presence of Krishna Byre Gowda, MLA from Byatarayanapura, Aditya Virwani, COO, Embassy Group, Pradeep Lala, CEO & MD, Embassy Services, Myriam Shankar, Managing Trustee – The Anonymous Indian Charitable Trust (TAICT) and leaders of the panchayat.
Initiated in 2016, EcoGram is a sustainable CSR project of Embassy in partnership with TAICT, which jointly aims to create an ecologically sound replicable model Gram Panchayat to propagate sustainable waste, water and soil management.
Speaking on the occasion, Gowda said, “The commitment demonstrated by Embassy Group towards creating a replicable waste model in North Bangalore has been truly commendable. Developing solutions to the enormous burden of waste and lack of infrastructure in villages is of utmost importance – the new dry and wet waste collection centre will go a long way in promoting a more sustainable way of managing waste and will benefit 18 villages in both the Bettahalasuru and Meenakunte Panchayats.”