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Cybage Asha helps villages hit by drought

DNPUN59702 | 6/1/2013 | Author : dna correspondent | WC :230

Cybage Asha, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) wing of Cybage Software, has undertaken two projects to help the drought-hit areas in Pune district. Ten localities in four villages in the areas of Nagar Road, Nashik Road and Saswad-Supa Road are being supplied with water tankers, and a reservoir-building project is underway in Mawdi-Pimpri area.
"When we began sending tankers to these areas, we realised that this is just short-term relief and that a reservoir would be a long-term solution. The idea of the reservoir came from the villagers themselves, so we funded it to make it happen," said Deepak Nathani, COO of Cybage Software and head of Cybage Asha.
Cybage Asha has been helping with the construction of check dams
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