Mumbai, 08 November, 2019: Mrs. Ritu Chhabria, Managing Trustee of Mukul Madhav Foundation (MMF), has been honoured with the prestigious Asia Business Leadership Award 2019 – Social Influencer at the hands of H.H. Sheikh Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, UAE. The award was in recognition for her eminent, innovative and historic contribution in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. Her focused and sustained efforts at elevating standards on human development in health, education, youth, and sports were also cited at the ceremony.
The Asian Business Leadership Awards were held on November 06, 2019 at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai. The leadership platform awarded 15 visionary leaders for their remarkable contributions to the progress and development of the region.
Commenting on the occasion, Mrs. Ritu Chhabria, Managing Trustee of Mukul Madhav Foundation (MMF) said, ‘I am honoured to be felicitated in the UAE with the Social Influencer Award and I thank the ABLF Grand Jury and Strategic Advisory Panel for this recognition. For our foundation and more importantly for me as an individual, bridging the need gap of unreached sections of society is the only way to effect a lasting change and creating legacies. While we endeavour to do so through long term sustainable partnership model, recognition by a prestigious leadership platform such as ABLF helps to further fan our fire to make the world a better place.
Mrs. Ritu Chhabria has been the driving force for Mukul Madhav Foundation (MMF) and is well known for its prominent activities in the fields of Healthcare, Education, Social Welfare, Water Conservation and Sanitation. By spreading Hope and Happiness and leaving its noble foot prints in every possible walk of life, MMF has brought smiles on a million faces and seeks to do so for many generations to come.
Finolex Industries Limited, headquartered in Pune, is the leading manufacturer of PVC Pipes & Fittings for the agriculture and non-agricultural sectors. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing plants at Pune and Ratnagiri in Maharashtra and Masar in Gujarat provide excellent resources to better serve our customers. Our own PVC Resin manufacturing facility in Ratnagiri, set in technical collaboration with Uhde GmbH, with Hoechst technology, provides a consistent supply of superior quality resin to our pipe manufacturing plants. This ensures we are able to deliver quality, superior products to our customers. Our open sea cryogenic jetty, the first of its kind in the Indian private sector, has been the hallmark of our PVC Complex. We are the first Indian PVC Pipes manufacturer to have been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
Our major strength lies in our skilled workforce. We recognize and attribute our operating excellence and success to our employees. We have a widespread presence throughout the country, with a wide network of over 18,000 retail outlets ably supported by dealers and sub-dealers. They work as our extended arm in bringing quality products to our customers. Our core values of quality, trust and integrity help us to build an unbreakable bond with both customers and stakeholders.
We believe in “Performance with Purpose” and are deeply concerned about society and our community. We have been actively working along with Mukul Madhav Foundation, our CSR partner, in contributing to the social and economic development of the underprivileged sectors of society in and around our plants in Ratnagiri, Pune and Masar. Our focus is on women and children in areas of education, healthcare, community development, environment and self-development.