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  NGO Name

Kalpavriksh

  Year Established

1979

  Primary Contact

Ashish Kothari

  Address

Apartment 5, Shree Dutta Krupa

 

908 Deccan Gymkhana

  District

Pune

  State

Maharashtra

  PIN

411004

  Email

ashish@nda.vsnl.net.in

  Phone 1

91-20-565 4239

  Phone 2

-

  Fax

-

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

environment protection

  Website

www.kalpvriksh.org

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Kartic Krishnamurthy
email: kaygee@netset.com

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  2

 

  Send email to chapter coords?

  -

 
  +  Baltimore / Vasundhara Puttagunta
  +  Boston / Komudi Singh
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Kalpavriksh Mining Study

$ 4100

 

  +  Large Dams in NE India - Awareness mater..

$ 3720

 

  +  Snow Leopard Conservation Education Prog..

$ 4100

 

  +  Tracking compliance with environmental c..

$ 5000

 

  +  Joint Urban Greens Project for Delhi and..

$ 5777

 

  +  Conservation and Livelihood: tracking fo..

$ 4800

 

  +  Snow Leopard Conservation Education Prog..

$ 6625

 

  +   Joint Urban Greens Project for Delhi

$ 6101

 

  +  Seed Diversity and Community empowerment

$ 0

 

  +  Snow Leopard Conservation Education Prog..

$ 7500

 

  +  RTI Clearing House project

$ 5695

 

  +  Bheemashankar: Tracking Forest Rights

$ 4800

 

  +  Urban Greens Delhi - Phase II

$ 6346

 

  +  2009-KanchiKohli-Saathiship

$ 6533

 

  +   Advocacy of non-compliance with Env...

$ 9184

 

  +  KV RTI Project

$ 6200

 

  +  Kalpavriksh members travel support

$ 0

 

  +  PA Update

$ 2777

 

  +  Environmental Regulation in the era of G..

$ 6648

 

  +  Campaign for Bio-Diversity and Environme..

$ 6333

 

  +  RTI Clearing House_2010

$ 6200

 

  +  Campaign for Bio-Diversity and Environme..

$ 6966

 

  +  Saathiship for Manju Menon

$ 4444

 

  +  Campaign for Bio-Diversity and Environme..

$ 6966

 

  +  Campaign for Bio-Diversity and Environme..

$ 6966

 
 

 Total 

$ 133781

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

Kalpavriksh believes that a country can develop meaningfully only when ecological sustainability and social equity are guaranteed, and a sense of respect for, and oneness with nature, and fellow humans is achieved.

It has 4 primary focus areas:
(1) Environment and Development: Specifically, analyzing the environmental and legal aspects of mining and construction of large dams
(2) Conservation and Communities: Protecting the joint des more...

  Achievements

 

Kalpavriksh is currently doing a sub-thematic review paper on Mining and Biodviersity for India''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''s National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). In addition it is also looking at a couple of case studies on mining for a study on Conflicts over Natural Resources. These assignments has enabled the NGOs to network with academics, researchers, activists over a more...

  Summary

 

The NGO, Kalpavriksh, was established in 1979 and focuses on issues related to conservation and development, biodiversity conservation, and environmental education. It possesses expertise in legal issues related to construction of dams, mining and their impact on local ecology.
It treads the ‘middle path’ between human rights and eco-conservation
Focus areas:
(a) Biodiversity Issues
(b) Community and Conservation
(c) Environment and Development
(d) Ecologically sensitive Altenatives
Activities
(a) Research (b) Environmental Education (c) Networking (d) Open Letter Campaigns (e) Policy Analysis

Philosophy
Kalpavriksh believes that a country can develop meaningfully only when ecological sustainability and social equity are guaranteed, more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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