Leela Worldwide, MRIDA, and Great Eastern CSR Foundation join hands for Sustainable Development

OV Digital Desk

Leela Worldwide, MRIDA, and Great Eastern CSR Foundation have partnered to work towards a common goal of sustainable development in various fields in Alang, Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The partnership will focus on four pillars of developments

Education & Youth Empowerment

The partnership will work towards providing quality education and empowering the youth, through various initiatives and programs such as sports and co-curricular activities, digital infrastructure and facilities, health and career counseling, with a specific focus on the girl child and children of migrant workers, etc.

Health and Environment

The partnership will work towards promoting a healthy environment and better healthcare facilities in the communities, through various health and environmental interventions such as Solid waste management, clean drinking water, rainwater harvesting, tree plantation, health baseline, and focused attention on parameters that the health baseline may throw up, etc.

Livelihoods and Women Empowerment

The partnership will work towards improving the livelihoods of communities, especially women and rural youth, through various vocational training programs and financial literacy initiatives.

Agriculture and Agri-interventions

The partnership will work towards promoting sustainable agriculture practices and agri-interventions such as organic and natural farming methods, etc. in communities, to ensure food security and improve farmers’ livelihoods.

Through this partnership, Leela Worldwide, MRIDA, and Great Eastern CSR Foundation aim to make a positive impact on the communities they work with and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The partnership is a step towards ensuring sustainable and inclusive development for all and creating a better world for future generations.

This partnership is a testament to the commitment of the organizations to making a positive impact on the lives of communities and promoting sustainable development. The organizations are confident that through their combined efforts, they can make a significant difference and contribute towards a better future for all.

About Leela Worldwide

The Leela Worldwide is captained by Mr. Komalkant F. Sharma, the Chairman and Managing Director. The Ship recycling division is headed by his son-in-law Mr. Vishaal Raj Soni, CEO, who also leads green ship recycling, which is guided by Mr. Prabhat Kumar, VP-HSEQS/Naval Arch along with his experienced and well-qualified HSE team.

Leela Group of Companies is a prominent business house of Gujarat, with diverse interests in Ship Recycling, Trading of ships, Real Estate, Hospitality, Diamond jewelry, and Electronic – print media. For more detail, please visit www.leelaworldwide.com


‘Mrida’ in Sanskrit means ‘Soil’, which encapsulates all we stand for. A social entrepreneurship initiative, Mrida seeks to facilitate sustainable and scalable, holistic development at the Bottom of the Pyramid. Mrida works in remote rural areas, using agriculture, energy access, skill development, health and related interventions as entry points/development triggers. As a systems integrator and a catalyst, it then uses these triggers to facilitate community engagement, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, education, and so on, leading to all-around development. Our objective is to bring the same discipline and the financial rigor of the business world into the development sector, showcasing the business-led social impact that is sustainable as well as scalable. For more detail, please visit https://www.mridagroup.com/

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