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  project name ~ Bhargavi Saathiship 2013

category ~ Environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Bhargavi Saathiship 2013

  NGO

 

ESG (Environmental Support Group)

  Category

 

Environment

  District

 

Bangalore

  State

 

Karnataka

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 336000

 

  Year Approved

 

2013

 

 
 
 
 
 

  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

 

 

Most of the work has gained small and small achievements. The biggest development has been in the Mavallipura landfill case where the illegal landfill was shut down. Subsequent attempts by the government to reopen the landfill were also aptly handled and Mavallipura stays closed.

 

  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 -She is also looking to extend into the illegal mining issues in Karnataka

 
 

  


 
 
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