In Rise For Good, we celebrate a special milestone with the 13 millionth tree planted under the aegis of the Mahindra Hariyali programme which has substantially added to India’s green cover since the programme’s launch in 2007.

Kulashekar Raghavan, Head of Finance, Legal and IT, Bristlecone sends us a postcard from California in Foreign Despatch where he writes about life and work in the heart of Silicon Valley. Harish Chandani from Mahindra Truck & Bus Division takes us on a melodious journey as he talks about his passion for music in After Hours.

We round-off this issue with a focus on the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) and its implications for you as a home buyer in Trendwatch, while Industry Spotlight shines a light on the growing vacation ownership industry in India.

Happy reading!


Zarina Hodiwalla

EDITORIAL

Dear Readers,

Peter Drucker, one of the greatest management thinkers of our time, once said that the best way to predict the future is to create it. He could well have been talking about Futurise which defines the Mahindra Group’s focus on innovation and its ambition to transform itself into a globally admired brand. In this issue, we go behind the scenes and talk to the main architects of Futurise to understand just what this creative expression of innovation implies for the Group and its future.

Speaking of the future, Mahindra is busy creating the smart cities of tomorrow and in this issue’s Special Feature we spotlight Mahindra World City’s success in creating sustainable urban ecosystems built on the ethos of ‘Livelihood, Living and Life’.


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