by Suman Gupta
Mumbai, March 2018, Mumbai: Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVSTF), an initiative with a mission to transform 1,000 villages across the state, today joined hands with Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust in a bid to empower and push development in rural part of the state as one of the Mumbai’s biggest charitable trust handed over a cheque of Rs. 10 crore to Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis. On the occasion the cheque was handed over by Shri. Aadesh Bandekar, Chairman, Shri. Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust in presence of dignitaries and members of the Trust and MVSTF.
To converge the developmental efforts between the Government of Maharashtra and Corporate India, MVSTF enables a public-private partnership at grass root level. The partners provide financial resources along with domain knowledge and expertise to bring about lasting change in key development areas.Under the guidance and mentorship of Additional Chief Secretary to CM Shri. Praveen Pardeshi, MVSTF is gaining rapid momentum with presence in 584 villages from 19 districts of the state.
On this occasion Hon’ble Maharashtra, Shri Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed his gratitude towards the trust for this noble deed. He said, “Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation is a unique platform where Government and Corporate work together for development of rural Maharashtra. Shree Siddhivinayak Ganpati Trust is the first Charitable Trust to Partner with MVSTF. I thank the trust for their generous contribution”
Shri.Aadesh Bandekar, Chairman of Shri Vinayak Trust appreciated the effort of Honorable CM.”On behalf of Shri. Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust I wish the best to the Hon’ble Chief Minister and MVSTF. With the devine blessings of Shree Siddhivinayak Ganpati, public donations are going to be channelized for the noble cause of development of rural Maharashtra”.
Speaking about the development Shri. Ramnath Subramanian, CEO, MVSTF thanked the Chairman and Trustees of Siddhivinayak Trust. He said, “Under the leadership of Hon CM, MVSTF is targeting to create Model villages which will be demonstrative of convergence of development schemes ably supported by Corporate interventions. MVSTF is looking forward to participation and support of reputed and responsible social organization like Shri. Siddhivinayak Trusts.”