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The eCoexist Foundation is an NGO established by the eCoexist group in 2017. The eCoexist team has been working on the issue of ecofriendly Ganeshutsav since 2007 and were the pioneers that started the Nirmalya collection and recycling campaign with Swach. In 2020, the eCoexist team started experiments with the recycling of clay and were able to successfully make fresh idols with it. In 2021, they launched the idea at a small scale through the Punaravartan campaign and have now taken it to a city level with the generous support of several partners and well wishers. 

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Social Seva is a small Indian non-profit based in Pune, providing technology solutions focused on social innovation and environmental sustainability. Current projects focus on inclusive recycling solutions, air pollution mitigation, online education and rural healthcare accessibility. We approach each project independently and work with local stakeholders (government officials, community partners, policy makers) to develop appropriate solutions, prioritizing community-lead design principles and scientific rigour.


Oikos provides a spectrum of services catering to different users – private landowners, corporate sector, entrepreneurs, & NGOs – with a specific objective of nature conservation to restore and improve the status of natural resources, processes and biodiversity. We are a social business working for ecological land management since 2002.


Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad, was established as a Centre of Excellence under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, working in the field of Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development. CEE is registered as a Society under Societies Registration Act 1860 vide registration No. GUJ/1043/Ahmedabad having its registered Office at Thaltej Tekra, Ahmedabad.

As a national institution, CEE’s mandate is to promote environmental awareness nationwide. CEE develops innovative programs and educational material and builds capacity in the field of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). It is committed to ensure that Environmental Education (EE) leads to action for sustainable development. It undertakes field projects that demonstrate and validate the role education can play in sustainable development.


The Global Shapers Community Pune Hub comprises of young change makers from different fields working together to improve the state of their local communities. We are passionate about creating sustained change in our community and do this through various projects that we run. 


At Jeevitnadi, they believe that river revival is possible through active participation of the citizens. Inspired by prominent ecologist Late Shri Prakash Gole, alumni of Ecological Society came together in 2014 to work for revival of rivers in Pune. This was a group of individuals from diverse professional fields who were passionate about environment conservation and their main focus was on changing perception of people about the rivers and bringing back the lost connection particularly in the urban areas. This initiative to protect rivers evolved into Jeevitnadi. In September 2016, Jeevitnadi became a section 8 company, registered under the name Jeevitnadi – Living River Foundation. Jeevitnadi works on various projects and is associated as one of the founders of Ramnadi restoration mission. It is also on advisory panels and recipient of many accolades and awards.  

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Poornam (whole) Ecovision is meant to provide holistic solutions to the environmental problems. Poornam is a social enterprise committed to betterment of society and environment. Poornam deals with awareness, consultancy, services, research and development, product manufacturing and trading in waste management, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and environmental management.

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Paryavaran Sanrakshan Gatividhi is an all India group dedicated to improving the environment. A few thousand people are part of its organizational structure. The aim of the group is to make changes to the environment through activities and through awareness creation.


SWaCH is India’s first wholly-owned cooperative of self-employed waste collectors and other urban poor. It is an autonomous enterprise that provides front-end waste management services to the citizens of Pune.


BIG FM, one of India’s largest radio network with 58 stations, reaches out to 1.9K towns and 1.2 Lacs villages and over 34 Crore Indians across the country.

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The Cummins Foundation was created in 1954. 35 years after Cummins was founded. It was one of the earliest corporate foundations and serves as the company’s charitable giving organization. It provides grants around the world to nonprofit partners to support communities in which our employees live and work. The Cummins Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization that operates independently of Cummins Inc.


Swachh Pune is a public group. A small group carved out of Facebook friends in support of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan started by our Honourable Prime Minister. 

In support to our honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s call for Swachh Bharat, Wg/Cdr Puneet Sharma has taken an initiative by actively involving a Young Dedicated Team of facebook friends to participate and bring positive change in the public’s perception towards the cleanliness of the city. What is required is to make the commuters aware of the fact that they are consciously or unconsciously littering the place.

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Manav Foundation, Pune is a youth centric organisation that aims at creating a brighter tomorrow. Manav was established by Mriti Agarwal in 2019 with an intention of just doing some social work and today has grown into a team of approximately 60 members from all over Pune. Manav works for human, plant and animal welfare, we thrive to do deal with existing problems as well as work towards helping the ones in need with a motive to bring a smile on their faces.

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MEE ( Menons Environment Exclusive LLP)  MEE is an aggregator of eco friendly products and solutions made by NGOs across the country. Presently networking with around 25 groups across the country and has around 80 products. MEE focusses on awareness to action to help conservation and support sustainable livelihoods too

Varroc Excellence

Varroc Excellence emphasizes sustainability and eco-friendliness by developing energy-efficient automotive components, reducing carbon footprints, and adopting green manufacturing processes. They use renewable energy, implement waste reduction, and promote recycling. By investing in R&D for innovative, environmentally friendly products, Varroc aims to contribute to environmental conservation while maintaining high quality and efficiency.

The Youth Cosmo

The Youth COSMO is a social enterprise and a like minded, community driven Eco-education initiative for children. We work with a singular purpose – to bring about a behavioural change in them towards the environment. Our initiatives offer a unique blend of experience and education that promotes observation, piques curiosity and develops a sense of belongingness towards the planet.

Pune Metro

The Pune Metro Foundation focuses on community development and sustainability. Key initiatives include promoting public transport and environmental conservation education, organising health camps, supporting local healthcare, and engaging in tree planting and clean-up drives. The foundation aims to enhance urban living standards and foster eco-friendly practices within the community.

Mission City Chakra

Mission City Chakra aims to enhance urban living through sustainable and innovative solutions. The initiative focuses on smart city planning, renewable energy integration, waste management, and green infrastructure. By promoting eco-friendly practices and technological advancements, Mission City Chakra strives to create resilient, inclusive, and livable cities, ensuring a better quality of life for all urban residents.

EcoSattva Environmental Solutions

Ecosattva is dedicated to promoting sustainable living and ecological awareness. It emphasizes eco-friendly practices, renewable energy adoption, waste reduction, and environmental conservation. Through advocacy, education, and community engagement, Ecosattva aims to foster a culture of sustainability, encouraging individuals and businesses to make conscientious choices that contribute positively to the environment and future generations.


The Centre for Applied Research and People’s Engagement (CARPE) focuses on practical research and community involvement. It aims to address societal issues through actionable research, community engagement, and advocacy. CARPE works towards sustainable development, social justice, and empowerment by bridging the gap between research findings and community needs, fostering inclusive growth and positive societal change.

Bavdhan Citizens Forum

The Bavdhan Citizens Forum is a community organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Bavdhan, Pune. It focuses on civic issues such as infrastructure development, waste management, and environmental conservation. Through advocacy and community initiatives, the forum aims to create a sustainable and inclusive neighborhood, fostering collaboration among residents, local authorities, and businesses for the betterment of the community.

Aurangabad Cantonment Department

The Aurangabad Cantonment Board oversees the administration and development of Aurangabad Cantonment, ensuring essential services and infrastructure for residents. It focuses on urban planning, healthcare, education, and sanitation within its jurisdiction. The board plays a crucial role in maintaining civic amenities, promoting public welfare, and enhancing the quality of life for residents living in the cantonment area of Aurangabad.

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