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  project name ~ Swati Desai Saathiship 2012

category ~ Saathi

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Swati Desai Saathiship 2012

  NGO

 

AID Chennai

  Category

 

Saathi

  District

 

Narmada

  State

 

Gujarat

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 144000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Chirag Amin
Mohan Bhagat

 

Bay Area
College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Founding member of the PSS (Paryavaran Suraksha Samiiti). Swati has been involved in cases of chemical/ industrial pollution & groundwater, river and air contamination in Gujarat - creating awareness, providing factual and technical information, and working with communities to organize and mobilize against pollution, appropriation of property and other detrimental policies. Has been editing Bhumika - a bi-weekly Gujarati journal w/ articles on spirituality, philosophy, education, science and development

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

In 2011, took charge of bringing out one issue every month of Bhumika - spends 10 days/month on this effort. In June and December, brought a special issue on environment and GM food. Been involved in various campaigns/protests in 2011: Municipal solid waste in Baroda, Effluent Treatment, Nirma Cement Plant in Mahua, River Interlinking Project, Monsanto GM, Nuclear Power Plant in Bhavnagar, NAPM organized satyagraha against Land Acquisition & Resettlement and Forest Rights Implementation.

 

  Goals

 

 

Plans to continue working on Bhumika and the various campaigns/projects

 
 

  


 
 
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