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  project name ~ 2011 Srinivasan Saathiship

category ~ Saathi




  Project Name


2011 Srinivasan Saathiship



AID India









Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


Rs 264000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Jahnavi Prasad
Chitra Ranganathan











Saathi Chandrasekaran Srinivasan works in the areas of environment and waste management. He is based out of Vellore, Tamilnadu. His novel and successful waste management initiatives have been nationally recognized as well as internationally by organizations such as UNICEF and Earth Corps. He has been supported by AID for about six years now, and his work is well known to most chapters. He is also known for his ambitious project to regreen the denuded hills around Vellore. AID had previously funded and experimental reforestation project in 2005. Now AID is supporting a similar but larger-scale initiative for five hills.





Saathi Srinivasan has been appointed to the National Committee of Drinking Water and Sanitation for Rural Areas in late 2009. He has received the Earth Corps Alumni Award in 2010. On Sept 28, 2010 his implementations of Rural Waste Management in Sikkim and Gujarat have been recognized as national models for plain and high terrain regions respectively.





Waste Management and Recycling: Implementation of economically sustainable programs and public awareness generation. Employment generation through such programs. Environment: Reforestation and conservation of forest resources through public awareness. Sustaining such initiatives through government support and generation of revenue.



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