Coca-Cola India has commissioned the third and final phase
of the rainwater harvesting project within the premises
of its bottling plant at Atmakuru village near Vijaywada
last week. The plant can now harvests 100 per cent of
rainfall on nearly six acres of constructed area.
plant maintains an additional 34-acre green belt within
its premises. The first phase of this water conservation
project was launched in 1999 and the second phase was
completed last year.
According to Sanjiv Gupta, CEO and president of Coca-Cola
India, "We believe in conducting our business in
a manner that benefits the local communities. It is indeed
a matter of pride and honour for all of us to receive
the support from the villages here."
The company had earlier donated computers, furniture and
books to the village library, besides providing scientific
equipment, books and school bags for students in five
schools in the neighbouring villages.