Our Project and Initiatives
Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal Pvt Ltd is a DP World Group company. DP World plays a significant role in the communities in which it operates and strongly believes in its responsibility to contribute to their long term sustainability. We endeavour to make a lasting positive impact on the marginalized communities in our vicinity by means of the ongoing sustainability initiatives of the company:
- Volunteering Activities at DP World Nhava Sheva:
Tobacco De-addiction Drive – Volunteers of DP World Nhava Sheva meet with truck drivers and explain them the ill effects of chewing tobacco. They also inform the truck drivers various means by which they can quit chewing tobacco and choose healthier options.
World Ocean’s Day – On the occasion of World Ocean’s Day on 8th June 2019, employees participated in Volunteering Activity of cleaning the Gharapuri beach and cleaning & beautification of Pirwadi Beach.
Elephanta Island Cleaning Video
Pirwadi Beach Cleaning Video
Global Education Program – Students from adjoining Zilla Parishad Schools are given an opportunity to visit the Terminal and learn about Port Operations by educative sessions and terminal tour organized by the employees. This also encourages them to consider working in maritime industry as career options in the future. Global Education Program is a DP World Global Initiative to educate 34,000 students by 2020.
Blood Donation Camps, Health Check up camps and Health and Hygiene awareness programs are organized on a regular basis impacting the local communities positively. Volunteers from DP World Nhava Sheva visit Zilla Parishad Schools of nearby villages and explain the students the importance of washing hands, maintaining hygienic conditions in their surroundings in order to prevent the spread of germs and illness. They also demonstrated the best techniques of washing hands with soap.
They conduct regular Parking Plaza visits to counsel the truck drivers about ill effects of chewing tobacco and other substance abuse. Volunteers have also visited Gurukrupa Old Age Home in Nerul, Navi Mumbai and spent time with the senior citizen members.
The volunteering activities include Global Education Program, Beach Cleaning, Community Cleaning, De-Addiction Drives for truck drivers which are regularly conducted wherein employees actively participate in these campaigns and contribute significantly to the sustainability initiatives of the organization.