5th Mahindra World City Marathon a grand success, attracts more than 3500 runners~Held in association with project Nanhi Kali, to support primary education for the Indian girl childChennai, November 12th, 2017: The 5th edition of the MWC Marathon was held in Mahindra World City, Chennai today, and saw participation from 3500+ persons, who came together to run in support of the girl child in India. The MWC Marathon began at 5.30 am at the ground near Paranur Railway station, and continued through the green environs of MWC Chennai. The 21Km marathon was flagged off by Dr. Shylendra Babu, IPS, ADGP - Railway; the 10Km run by Mr. V.P Jeyaseelan, Sub Collector- Chengalpet; the 5Km run by Mr. B S Rao, Managing Director, Novares India Automotive Private Limited; and the 1Km 'Fun Run' by Ms. Sangeeta Prasad, CEO, Integrated Cities and Industrial Clusters, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. First, second and third ranked male and female winners in the 21 Km and 10 Km races won cash prizes worth Rs.2.5 lakh in total, along with air ambulance subscriptions and other freebies. All participants were conferred medals and certifications upon completion of the run. Part of the proceeds from MWC Marathon will be donated to Nanhi Kali. The annual MWC Marathon is held in aid of the girl child, in association with Project Nanhi Kali, an initiative that provides primary education to underprivileged girls in India, and is jointly managed by the K. C. Mahindra Education Trust and Naandi Foundation. Established in 2002, Mahindra World City, Chennai is promoted in a public-private partnership between Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited. and TIDCO (Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation). It spans approximately 1500 acres encompassing a residential/social zone; three sector specific SEZs for IT, Auto Ancillaries and Apparel & Fashion Accessories; and a Domestic Tariff Area. MWC Chennai is currently home to over 1200 families across its four multi-format residential projects. 60+ global companies including BMW, Infosys, BASF, Fujitec, TVS Group of companies and Force Motors, among others, have established facilities within MWC Chennai, and have created direct employment for over 38,000 persons till date. MWC Chennai is Indiaâ€™s first IGBC Gold (Stage 1) certified Green Township.
About Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd.Established in 1994, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. is the real estate and infrastructure development business of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group, and a pioneer of sustainable urbanisation in India. The Company is committed to transforming India's urban landscape through its residential developments under the 'Mahindra Lifespaces' and 'Happinest' brands; and through its integrated cities and industrial clusters under the 'Mahindra World City' brand. Mahindra Lifespaces delivers innovative customer-focused solutions that are rooted in a legacy of trust and transparency. The Company's development footprint spans 22.93 million sq. ft. (2.13 million sq. m.) of completed, ongoing and forthcoming residential projects across seven Indian cities; and over 4960 acres of ongoing and forthcoming projects under development/management at its integrated developments in four cities. A pioneer of the green homes movement in India, Mahindra Lifespaces has been ranked 4th in Asia in its category, in the '2017 GRESB Real Estate ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Assessment'. The Company has also been ranked among the top 50 great mid-size workplaces in India - 2017, by the Great Places to Work Institute.
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About MahindraThe Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world's largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.
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