Escorts delivers tractors to Gujarat for waste management scheme

September 11th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Narendra ModiGandhinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Tractor maker Escorts Agri Machinery Group (EAMG) Thursday delivered 150 tractors to Gujarat Urban Development Corp under the Nirmal Gujarat scheme, a programme initiated by the state government for solid waste management. The company has an agreement with the government to sell 448 Powertrac-455 brand of Escorts tractors for the scheme.

At a ceremony here, the keys of tractors were handed over to municipal corporations by Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

The scheme was launched in 2006 with a goal to ensure clean land, clean water and clean air with citizens’ participation.

“It is our privilege to be associated with the Gujarat government for a cause. Waste management has been a concern of our country and this surely is a huge step forward. We wish this novel initiative will inspire other states too,” said Tejinder Singh, head of institutional sales, EAMG.

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