Pune, Maharashtra, March 25, 2015

Installs Water Purifier systems at four locations – Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand, Swargate Bus Stand, Sasoon Hospital, and Subhash Chandra Bose School
All these locations are in Pune Municipal Area
Water Purifiers installed meet WHO requirements for safe drinking water and can filter up to 1000L water/Hour
The water purifiers do not need electricity to operate; no wastage of water

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., dedicated four safe drinking water points in public places as part of its World Water Day initiatives. The locations are – Subhash Chandra Bose School, Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand, Swargate Bus Stand, Sasoon Hospital, all in Pune Municipal Corporation area. Present on the occasion were Ms. Minakshi Raut, Municipal Education Officer, Mr. J.T. Tonde, Principal of Subhash Chandra Bose School, officials from Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., teacher and students of the school.

The rapid urbanization has led to an increase in demand for safe drinking water at public places. Hindustan Coca-Cola has partnered with a technology vendor to offer a customized solution – a portable system designed to treat water which meets World Health Organisation’s (WHO) standards for safe drinking water. With this objective, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages tied up with Supremus Group as service provider.

The water purifiers installed at these locations are based on low pressure Ultra –Filtration technology meeting WHO requirements for safe drinking water. The Low pressure ultra – filtration membrane technology removes Pathogens (disease causing organism), Total Suspended Solids and Turbidity from water. The life span of the system is up to 10 years. These filtration systems can filter 1000 litre/hour without using electricity and chemicals. There is no wastage of water either.

According to Mr. Durgesh Telang, Zonal Vice President, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., “We understand the importance of safe drinking water and our expertise in the area allows us to become an able partner in such initiatives. We are always keen to invest in opportunities that help people get access to safe drinking water as it’s the foundation of human existence.”

About Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, is the largest bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company in India. It is part of The Coca-Cola Company’s Bottling Investment Group (BIG) and responsible for the manufacture, package, sale and distribution of beverages under the trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company. The Company has always placed high value on good citizenship. For further information on the Company’s India operations and its products, please visit www.hindustancoca-cola.com.

For further details please contact:

Akash Batra
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Sushant Mahajan
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