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  project name ~ 2012_Bhargavi_Rao_Saathiship

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  Project Name

 

2012_Bhargavi_Rao_Saathiship

  NGO

 

Environment Support Group

  Category

 

Saathi

  District

 

Bangalore

  State

 

Karnataka

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 240000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Avni Jain

 

Austin

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

Bhargavi has been a Saathi for AID Austin since 2008. She leads the educational and campaigning efforts of the Environment Support Group in Bangalore. She conducts several trainings and workshops on issues such as awareness on GM food crops, environmental literacy issues such as water harvesting etc.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

She has conducted several workshops throughout India: Mysore, Bengaluru urban, Bhubaneshwar, Delhi, Shillong, Kohima, POSCO affected communities etc Each workshop attended by atleast 30 partcipants, maximum attendance of about 80 people One example of impact: Community in Nagaland filed a case against oil spillage

 

  Goals

 

 

Bhargavi proposes to continue her work on 4 main issues: -Survey of the ground realities of illegal mining in Karnataka -Creating awareness among farmers and other communities on the GM food issue especially the importance of biodiversity -Continue to work on the urban issues of Bangalore especially to involve the poorer communities in the policy making decisions through discussions and workshops etc. - work on water security issues in Bangalore

 
 

  


 
 
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