Seawoods Grand Central Mall launches fire safety awareness drive in association with CIDCO & NMMC Fire Service – Observes Fire Safety Week at the mall between April 14 – 20


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Seawoods Grand Central Mall, a firm believer in the phrase ‘Safer Navi Mumbai, Better Navi Mumbai’, has launched a fire safety awareness drive in collaboration with CIDCO Fire Service and Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation – Fire Brigade Department. In its bid to create awareness and educate citizens of Navi Mumbai on fire safety precautions, the mall is observing Fire Safety Week for the second consecutive year between April 14 and 20, 2019.

Basis this year’s theme “Fire Prevention Is Better Than Fire Fighting”, SGC Mall has launched a slew of activities including a nine day exhibition starting April 14 which will display all the necessary equipment’s that can be useful to avoid and control any mishap due to fire. The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Keshav Vair Kherkar, Chief Engineer, CIDCO; in presence of Mr. Arvind Mandke, Chief Fire Officer, Fire Brigade Department, CIDCO and along with few senior government officials and SGC Mall representatives.

Mr. Arvind Mandke, Chief Fire Officer, Fire Brigade Department, CIDCO, said, “Ensuring the safety and security of our fellow citizens is our topmost priority and in this regard, we deeply appreciate the sincere efforts of Seawoods Grand Central Mall in creating awareness on fire safety measures. Through this initiative we aim to accustom the residents of Navi Mumbai with all the precautionary measures to prevent any fire related mishaps in vicinity.”

SGC Mall has also organised a special awareness initiative where in CIDCO Fire Brigade Department hosted a special band performance between 5 to 6 pm on 13th and 14th April. This was followed by a special Q&A session with Mr. Mandke, Chief Fire Officer, CIDCO Fire Service between 7 to 8 pm on April 14, where citizens got fruitful information on the topic of fire safety.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Nilesh Singh, Centre Head, Seawoods Grand Central Mall said, “Seawoods Grand Central Mall has always been at the forefront in driving important social messages that enhances the safety of our customers. Preventive measure against fire safety is a very relevant subject which everyone needs to be well aware of. We hope our customer will inculcate the safe practices showcased at the exhibition and make our society a better and safer place to live.”

Fire Service Week is observed across the country in the memory of 66 fire fighters who laid down their lives while fighting fire at the Bombay Dockyard. It took one week April 14 to 20, 1944 to extinguish the fire which broke out on a ship.

About Seawoods Grand Central Mall

Seawoods Grand Central (SGC) Mall, located at Navi Mumbai, is a part of Nexus Group of Malls. Nexus Malls is a fully owned subsidiary of the Blackstone Group, world’s leading Private Equity firm.

Owned by Nexus Malls, the asset is destined to be crown Jewel of Navi Mumbai with the retail mix it has to offer, entertainment avenues, multiplex and F&B options Anchor stores like Big Bazaar and Lifestyle greet the commuters at the exit of Seawoods Railway station, thus bringing in a whole new consumer experience of convenience fashioned with grandeur. The 4 storied (Ground + 2 with a Lower Ground floor) mall houses 300 retail stores and a food court to accommodate 1200 people at once. The mall boasts of a three level basement car parking to accommodate 2800 vehicles, largest amongst all malls in Mumbai metropolitan region.

Besides being directly connected to the Seawoods railway station, the mall is 5 minutes from Belapur CBD, easily accessible through the 8 lane Sion Panvel express highway and closer to proposed Navi Mumbai Metro corridor.

SGC Mall aims at transforming Navi Mumbai landscape through fashion, food, entertainment and technology to make it fit for a Smart City. Over the last one year, the mall has entertained its guests with lots of innovative activities such as Augmented reality show, pictionary and Digital Dussehra and soulful musical events with leading musicians and bands such as Papon & Jonita Gandhi and Euphoria. Going forward, the mall will also look at introducing various innovative concepts & engagement ideas to ensure Navi Mumbaikars do not need to travel for miles to meet their needs – Both shopping and entertainment.



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