Interactive session with residents of Latur in Mumbai
When a visit to Bhattwadi area was conducted it was observed that about 300-400 people from Latur and Nanded district of Marathwada region were living in the area since Diwali. In Bhattwadi area water is supplied with the help of tank by BMC. There are some organizations which are providing them food and clothes to help them for their survival. Bhattwadi dwellers work on daily wages (bigari) and their income is Rs.300/400 depending on work available to them. Some of them would return after the rains for farming and some have already returned. To understand their situation at Bhattwadi some questions on health and conditions in the area were also asked.
Launch of TAP program at Institute of Science(IOS)
One of the very first Educational institutions to voluntarily participate in the program was the Institute of Science (IOS), Mumbai. An interaction session was organized with the students to explain them in detail about TAP. Interaction session lasted for more than one and half hours and More than 50 students participated in the program. Awareness pamphlets were distributed among the students and teachers. All the participants showed great interest in the program and Green Health Foundation was felicitated with a bouquet of flowers for its initiation to stand for a social cause.
Students Interaction Program- Somaiya College
Free Plant Distribution Drive
There was also a model demonstration of a “sustainable building” which explained the various technologies that can make urban environment eco-friendly without compromising on the comforts. Technologies like rain water harvesting, vermicomposting, Solar panels and algal panels that address problems like water scarcity, solid waste, and, high electricity usage. The processes were explained in detail and encouraged the young crowd to learn about eco-friendly ways of living.