Kalpataru Supports Creative Makeover of 4 Railway Stations in Mumbai


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Kalpataru Limited has sponsored the creative makeover of 4 railway stations on the Central and Western suburban lines in Mumbai, under the Hamara Station Hamari Shaan initiative, being held between 2nd and 8th October 2016. The stations sponsored by Kalpataru are Santacruz and Goregaon stations on the Western line, and, Thane and Mulund stations on the Central line.

Over 200 employees from Kalpataru are volunteering at the initiative. Employees along with other volunteers are engaged in the cleaning and painting of booking windows, platform entrances, railings and foot over-bridges to transform the look and feel of the stations. The designs and themes for the stations were contributed by volunteers, and chosen by a group of eminent architects and design experts.

Kalpataru has reached out to thousands of Mumbaikars, including other corporates, Kalpataru’s housing societies spread across Mumbai and Thane, and Korum Mall in Thane to create awareness about the initiative.

Hamara Station Hamari Shaan is a joint initiative of ‘Mumbai First’ and ‘Making A Difference’ in collaboration with the Western and Central Railways. The initiative involves beautification of station areas through thematic paintings that capture the flavor of the station and its surrounds. The total paintable area is estimated to be close to one lakh square feet and spans booking windows, platform entrances, and foot over-bridges.

Kalpataru Group has a strong community outreach programme spanning Education, Preventive Healthcare and Environment Conservation. The company undertakes several initiatives to improve the lot of communities around its projects. The company’s employee volunteering programme. ‘Sparsh’, provides a platform for employees to contribute their time, skills and resources towards identified community outreach activities. The company is also actively involved with the Rashtriya Netra Yagna intervention which seeks to reduce avoidable blindness.

About Kalpataru Limited

Founded in 1969, Kalpataru Limited is one of India’s leading real estate companies. A recipient of several global awards in design and quality, Kalpataru has created defining landmarks that have set new standards in real estate development for close to half a century. From building Mumbai’s tallest residential tower in the 70’s, a record that stood for the next over quarter century, to introducing the concept of 1.5 bedroom homes, to building Asia’s first and world’s sixth Platinum LEED certified building, to being among the earliest adopters of eco-friendly construction methodologies, Kalpataru’s projects are today vibrant lifespaces for thousands of satisfied families, and ever growing.  Built on the strong value set of ethics, quality, prudence, humility, respect and transparency, the company’s projects spread across multiple locations in 9 cities have redefined the skylines of the cities which they proudly adorn.

Kalpataru Limited is part of the Kalpataru Group, one of India’s leading conglomerates with interests spanning Real Estate, Power Transmission and Distribution, Civil Infrastructure and Logistics. The group has a turnover of over Rs. 9000 crores, and project footprint spanning 40 countries across 5 continents.