Sunday, December 2, 2018

Save Green, Stay Clean

Today 2 December is National Pollution Prevention Day.
Yesterday, CEO NKDA received an award for a PPP Project at Delhi created under the State's Green City Mission. Details of this Apps Based Bicycle Sharing PPP Scheme can be seen at the video below:

Here is the picture of the award ceremony:

Dec 1, 2018. New Delhi
CEO NKDA receives award by
Businessweek NationalConclave
in Best PPP Model category.
On dais:
Minister, Himachal Pradesh,
CMD Businessworld
and others

We held an awareness meeting at Eco Park this afternoon (4.30pm) on "Save Green, Stay Clean"

Niel Law (with cap), Supriya Bagchi, me, Gopal Ghosh, Biswanath Sengupta, Suman Neogy: At Eco Park today

Several steps have already been taken under Green City Mission at New Town. Some are:
* Extensive plantation
* Persuading corporate houses to adopt and maintain greens (TCS, for example)
* Planned landscaping
* Using creepers to camouflage steel fencings
* Vertical Gardens on concrete walls (Gate 2 Eco Park, for example)
* Use of LED street lights
* Use of Solar Energy (Rootrop, Canaltop, Floating)
* Enforcing spot fines for littering
* GPS monitored mechanincal sweeping of roads
* Rooftop farming
* 10 EV Charging Stations
* 3 AC Electric Buses
* Cycle lanes
* Free Sapling distribution to residents and creating awareness
* Collecting waste plastics for use in road surfacing on a pilot basis

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