Established in 2002, Mahindra World City Chennai is India’s first IGBC Gold (Stage 1) certified Green Township and is promoted by the Mahindra Group in partnership with Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) spanning over 1,500 acres and comprises of 3 Sector specific Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and a Domestic Tariff Area (DTA).
It houses more than 65 blue chip companies including BMW, B.Braun, Capgemini, Infosys, BASF, Lincoln Electric, Parker Hannifin, Renault-Nissan, Tesa SE, Federal Mogul, Fujitec, NTN Corporation, Timken, TVS Group of Companies, Wipro and many more. The ethos of Mahindra World City has been creation of a holistic ecosystem which not only nourishes business but also makes quality living inside the city a reality. The master plan envisages development of social and commercial infrastructure to integrate work and living.
The current developments at Mahindra World City, Chennai include multi format housing, railway station, school, multispecialty hospital, business hotel, hostel for single working professionals, commercial centre, MWC club – sports and leisure club and post office amongst others. Mahindra World City, Chennai, has generated cumulative exports of more than Rs. 55,000 crores and direct employment for 39,500 people since its establishment.
Project Nanhi Kali was founded in 1996 at K.C. Mahindra Education Trust by Anand Mahindra with the aim of educating underprivileged girls in India. Project Nanhi Kali is one of India’s largest programmes that enables underprivileged girls to complete 10 years of schooling. The project provides daily academic support as well as an annual school supplies kit, which allow the girls to attend school with dignity.
The annual MWC Marathon entering in its 7th edition is held in association with project Nanhi Kali, an initiative that provides primary education to underprivileged girls in India. Part of the proceeds from MWC Marathon will be donated to Nanhi Kali .