Xiaomi United Way India partner to provide sustainable energy solutions to 5 villages in Palghar
Xiaomi India has announced its partnership with United Way India, a leading global philanthropy network, to empower five villages in the Palghar district of Maharashtra by providing them with effortless access to sustainable energy.
The initiative aims to provide clean and renewable energy through Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) infrastructure. The project will provide a consistent and reliable electricity supply and enhance the quality of life for villagers.
The project will also help to reduce carbon emissions and keep the environment clean. In addition, it will help to uplift the rural communities and create opportunities for growth.
Furthermore, the solar infrastructure will become the platform for livelihood activities and income generation, enabling solar-powered cold storage, solar-powered tailoring, and other income-generating activities.
We're proud to announce our new CSR initiative with @unitedwayindia, to implement solar electrification project in Palghar district of Maharashtra.
This will ensure effortless access to sustainable energy & reduce carbon footprint to make a positive impact on the environment. pic.twitter.com/ofvsuZMb7f
— Xiaomi India (@XiaomiIndia) May 15, 2023
Commenting on the partnership, Muralikrishnan B, President at Xiaomi India said:
At Xiaomi, we strive to create a brighter future for all, and we’re proud to join hands with United Way India to turn that belief into a reality. Our solar electrification project is a step towards promoting green energy that is not only sustainable, but also significantly reduces the impact on the environment.
Besides, our latest initiative will empower rural communities and create opportunities for growth. Through this partnership, we’re committed to promoting sustainable solutions that benefit both society and the environment, and ultimately, to eradicate energy poverty in Palghar District.
Commenting on the collaboration, Jayanti Shukla, CEO, United Way India said:
Transformation of rural India by lighting up villages with solar power will not just impact homes, education, health, social security, and livelihood opportunities but also empower villagers to make this change sustainable to become self-sufficient. This is a perfect opportunity to give back to our community. We are delighted that Xiaomi is supporting us in this journey towards a self-reliant India with these interventions that work around our integrated community impact model and not just help to offset carbon emissions and keep the environment clean but also help in upliftment of the rural communities.