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Priya Salvi
12, Kaustubh Dham, 23, Sanghani Estate,
Gaodevi Road
, Ghatkopar (W),
Mumbai – 400 086. INDIA
Phone: 93231 96420 /00 91 22 25002004/24149688
Email:  priya_salvi@yahoo.com 

Education

July – 1994

M.Sc. – Horticulture 
·         Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth
·         Thesis – Tissue Culture Studies in Anthurium & Orchids
·         Aggregate Percentage 87.21 %
·         Recepient of ASPEE Agricultural Research & Development Foundation Junior fellowship  

May – 1992

B.Sc. -  Agriculture 
·         Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth
·         Aggregate Percentage 84.51 %
·         Recepient of ASPEE Agricultural Research & Development Foundation Junior fellowship  

March – 1988

H.S.C 
·         Mumbai Board
·         Aggregate Percentage 68.33 %  

March – 1986

S.S.C. 
·         Mumbai Board
·         Aggregate Percentage 82.14 %  


Work Experience

July 2001 till date

·         Consultant for Solid Waste Management, Landscaping & Farm Development

·         Involved in activity of marketing of Organic food through a firm Nishtha Organic Foods.

·         Hon. Project Co-ordinator with Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti  

July 1998 – June 2001

·         Consultant to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation for motivating Citizens & Communities to adopt 100% utilization for Solid Waste on the principle of Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme

·         Worked as advisor on the technical aspects of Vermiprocessing

·         Hon. Project Co-ordinator with Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti

May 1998 - Sept. 1998

·         Project Co-ordinator with the Neem Foundation for the campaign “Greening India with Neem” which promoted the importance of Neem in India

·          Hon. Project Co-ordinator with Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti

Jan. 1998 – May 1998

·         Prepared and published report on Solid Waste Management in Marathi Language

·         Hon. Project Co-ordinator with Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti  

May 1996

·         Consultant for Waste Management, Landscaping and Farm Development

·         Hon. Project Co-ordinator with Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti  

April 1995 – Nov 1995

 

·         As honorary Project Co-ordinator with Prakruti worked on the project of Organic Cotton Cultivation in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra .  

July 1994 – May 1996

·         Project Co-ordinator with the NGO Save Bombay Committee on the project of Management of Municipal Solid Waste supported by the Hamburg Unwelt Institut, Hamburg , Germany

·          Prepared report titled “Integrated Solid Waste Management – Citizen Perceptions” & presented to BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation


Participation in Conferences

December  2002

Presented paper on Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme at conference organised by Asian Development Research Foundation, Bangkok , Thailand .

February     2002

Invited by Arnika  to present Indias case on POP’s elimination in a Conference on Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP’s), Prague , Czech Republic

December 2001

Participated in regional Workshop on Transport Sector Inspection and Maintenance Policy in Asia organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in Bangkok , Thailand .  

October 2001

Participated in the Workshop on Decentralisation of the National Network on Joint Forest Management organized by the Society for Promotion of Waste Land Development held at Udaipur , India .  

April 2001

Invited by the KATE (Centre for Ecology and Development) for dialogue on Local Agenda 21 & presented a paper on Solid Waste Management in Stuttgart , Germany .  

June 2000

Invited by the Weimar University, Germany to present a paper in the Knoten Weimar meet at the Waste Expo 2000 in Cologne . Also invited by the Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft, Stuttgart , for a orientation of their waste management systems. Presented my experiences of Waste Management in the Stuttgart Town Hall, Germany.  

June 1998

Participated in and  presented paper on “Sustainable Transport in Mumbai” at the General Assembly of SUSTRAN in Manila , Philippines .  

October 1997

Participated in International training programme of in-situ conservation of Agriculture bio-diversity & establishment of community seed banks in Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh , India .  

February 1997

Participated in & presented paper at the International Congress R’97-Recovery, Recycling and Reintegration held in Geneva , Switzerland .  


Solid Waste Management Projects done so far

2003

Established project to process 200kg per day of organic waste in the Times of India suburban Press, Malad, Mumbai

1995 till date

In my individual capacity and from 1998 –2001 as a consultant to the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai I Gave technical advise  to individuals, societies, various government establishments, armed forces ( special mention to be made of naval force who took up many such projects in their various establishments) private establishments etc on initiating vermiprocessing in the scale of projects processing from upto 1kg to 5000 kg of waste per day.    

Other Information

  • Actively involved in campaign through Save Bombay Committee & Prakruti for environmental & social issues, gender equality & equitable access to natural resources. Promoting Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme, organising demonstrations, delivering lectures, offering counselling etc. at local, national & international level. 

  • Campaigning for the promotion of holistic Sustainable Development in urban and rural areas, agriculture and transport. 

  • Writing articles for media and Delivering talks on All India Radio on the topic of Waste Management on various occasions. 

  














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