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Jan 10: BMC - NGO - Citizen meet for Gardens & Trees & Zoo

Meeting of NGOs and concerned citizens and organisations:
 
Tuesday, 10th Jan
3:30 pm at the Karmayog office.
5:00 pm at BMC with Mr. Ratho, AMC, BMC
 
Focus: Gardens & Trees & Zoo
 
Agenda:
- any NGO, college, commercial org, animal org, ALM, which wants to do anything constructive for its area or for Mumbai
- Adoption of gardens, recreation grounds, playgrounds, undeveloped plots by citizen groups (list and procedure uploaded)
- Involvement of NGO Council in evaluation of adoption proposals
- central dividers of roads with shrubs -- are citizen groups willing to develop and maintain?
- are citizen groups willing to maintain gardens if BMC pays 75% cost of doing so?
- are citizen groups / NGOs willing to operate vermicomposting bins in public gardens, rg/pg's?
- Purchase of compost from bio-degradable waste by garden dept. (draft circular uploaded)
- RG / PG caretaker policy i.e. 30% area can be constructed upon (new rules almost formed)
- terms and conditions for tree cutting (3 standard terms uploaded)
- role and responsibility of Garden Dept (note uploaded)
- citizen groups' involvement in plantation drives by BMC
- how to popularise the trees suitable for plantation in Mumbai (list uploaded)
- amendment of Trees Act (uploaded as modified till 9 June 2004)
- composition of members of Tree Authority (contact list of current members uploaded)
- role of zoo - from amusement to education and conservation
- volunteer for making policy framework document for gardens etc and trees.
 
All details will be uploaded as stated in a day or two in the Gardens section in www.karmayog.org
 
It would be best if you can share your experiences and suggestions before the meeting so that others can read and respond.
 
This is an initiative under the BMC-NGO MOU regarding involvement of civil society in policies, procedures, awareness creation, monitoring, feedback, etc.
 
RSVP: Karmayog Contact 22940109 (For enquiries between 2 to 3 pm)
 
Thanks
Vinay
 
Karmayog
Shreeniwas House, 2nd floor
(Behind Bombay Gym)
H. Somani Road, Fort
Mumbai  400 001 




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