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Update 1: Clean Aarey Day 2nd Nov 14 : With Support from Asst commisioner Ramakant Biradar MCGM (BMC) P south

Dear All, Congratulations ! On submission of your Petition and presentation of the above problem. Asst Commisioner Ramakant has agreed to support our cause. He has promised to put in place a waste management system to make Aarey Garbage free. We are in process of working a one year joint campaign with the authorities , and with the help of concerned citizens. In this we need few more volunteers to come forward. As a first step we ( Save aarey community/Walkers Club/ Municipal Corporation -MCGM /Observer research Foundation) have Jointly organised a CLEAN AAREY DAY 2nd Nov the details of which are as follows : ========================================================== Event Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z9mHIQa2CJ0iBf-I2mqIDmSmPdzNXAUEWnnBPIuI45Y/viewform What is the activity on 2nd November ‘14? 1) Picking up of litter from Aarey Roadside & keeping the garbage filled bags next to road for BMC trucks for pickup 2) Standing with cleanliness posters and banners on the main road 3) Our Volunteers / MCGM (BMC) would be distributing Gloves, Masks, Garbage Bags to all participants to clean Aarey & do their small bit. When & Where: 2nd November ‘14 :- 6:30 AM onwards to 9:00 AM Our Volunteers would be present at all 3 Entry points of Aarey a) Goregaon Toll Naka Entry Point b) JVLR Poonam Nagar Junction Entry c) Picnic Spot Junction (Junction of Road coming from Powai Toll Naka and from Chakala Sakinaka Andheri) Further Instructions for 2nd Nov: 1. Please note the contact numbers of the organisers (scroll below) to ask any query. Aarey Team is looking for long term donors / sponsors for such campaigns, do pass on organisers numbers to such individuals / corporates. 2. If you are not a regular Aarey Walker / Team : Please be guided by location, aarey volunteers would guide you to and visit the same for undergoing the cleanliness activity after collecting bags / gloves / masks from volunteers. 3. If you are regular Aarey Walker / Team : Please visit the location of your daily / regular Jog and clean that area after collecting bags / gloves / masks from volunteers 4. Volunteers would also be circling the Aarey zone on that day further distributing extra Gloves / Bags / snacks / water. If required more, they can be stopped and asked for the same. Volunteers would be in properly marked Tshirts or CARs for easy identification. 5. BMC & their volunteers would pick up 1 or 2 major garbage hotspots (which Save Aarey Team would have already conveyed to them earlier) during 2nd Nov morning and would try to clean the same. 6. Please get along as many people as you can. Spread the word. WhatsApp / Email / Facebook Posters can be found at : - https://www.facebook.com/groups/saveaarey/ Note: - We have a 52 week plan (a Long term Garbage Free Aarey is envisaged). We call it 2015: Clean Aarey Year. We need volunteers looking to contribute to Aarey for a long term. We only need 2 hours a week and that too in rotation basis. So for all that you know it would be only 2-4 hours a month .You can register here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z9mHIQa2CJ0iBf-I2mqIDmSmPdzNXAUEWnnBPIuI45Y/viewform 1. Manish Sethi, Mobile: 9820338352, Dream Space India 2. Rishi Aggarwal, Mobile: 9820640324, Observers Research Foundation 3. Kamlesh Dalal, Mobile: 9820132898, Morning Walkers Club, Aarey 4. Prashant Hublikar, Mobile:9769834020, Student Activist 5. Manish Gadia, Mobile: 9819380484, Save Aarey Community 6. Event supported by Mr. Ramakant (Asst. Commissioner MCGM) & entire P-SOUTH MCGM Wing

Manish Sethi
7 years ago