Science and Technology Park, Pune, through its Social Innovation and Intervention Program, initiated critical interventions at Chandar on Monday, 23 April 2018 in the auspicious attendance of Shri. Dilip Band, IAS (Retd.), President, Science and Technology Park, Pune, Shri. Pratap Pawar, Vice-President, Science and Technology Park, Pune and Chairman, Sakal Papers Pvt. Ltd., Cmd. Anand Khandekar, I.N. (Retd.), Member, Science and Technology Park, Pune, Shri. Shivaji Narvekar, General Manager, ECGC Ltd, Mumbai and Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, Director General & CEO, Science and Technology Park, Pune.
Also present were senior representatives from donor agencies - GetMy Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Design Display (Mumbai), Vishwjeet Green Power Technology Pvt. Ltd., Sarita Group, Shree Prabhu Petrochemicals Pvt. Ltd., Rural Relations, Sujata Computers Pvt. Ltd., Moovers and Decorators, Mr. Rajnikant Mendhe, Zilla Parishad School Teacher, Chandar and local villagers.
The objective of this program is to reduce socio-economic vulnerabilities of the villagers, while enhancing their ability to earn a living, to remain educated and to establish a connection with the world beyond its boundaries.
The critical interventions launched were:
- Solar LED Lanterns
- Solar LED Home Lighting and Street Lamps
- LED TV
- Solar Water Pump and Controller
- Water Storage Tank and Pipeline
- Village Library
- Multi-purpose Community Hall