Public Consultation On Developing A Market Management System For Gandhi Bazaar

A part of the Green Logistics Project supported by GIZ, Karnataka Government and BBMP 16 November 2018 ; Time: 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm ; Venue: Indian Institute of World Culture, 6, B P Wadia Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore 560004 Downloads: Gandhibazaar Market Mgmt System Public Consultation Invitation_English Gandhibazaar Market Mgmt System Public Consultation Invitation_Kannada     Dear Madam / Sir Subject: Invitation to a Workshop– Green Logistics Project – Gandhi Bazaar Market Management System The Government of

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A Review Of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme

An enquiry into an unprecedented transformation to natural farming globally. 16 October 2018 Downloads: A Review of AP CRZBNF – Saldanha -Oct 2018 – 3.5 MB   On the occassion of World Food Day, 2018, Environment Support Group is happy to share “A Review of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme”, authored by Leo F. Saldanha.     In the last several years, the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh has devoted considerable

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Prof. G. D. Agarwal Dies In Efforts To Save The Ganga

11 October 2018 Downloads: Prof G D Agarwal Papers at KJA conference Aug 2002 Prof. G. D. Agarwal dies in efforts to save the Ganga Prof. G. D. Agarwal, who has been on an indefinite fast since 22nd June demanding effective action to clean Ganga, has died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 86.  Dr. Agarwal refused to take water two days ago, as not one of the State Governments of the Gangetic

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“Government May Appear Insensitive, But It Cannot Ignore Voices Coming From Different Parts Of The Country”: Jairam Ramesh

Report of the Interaction on “New Draft Forest Policy and Deteriorating State of Environment in India” organised by ESG and Action Aid 13 April 2018     “Government may appear insensitive, but it cannot ignore voices coming from different parts of the country”: Jairam Ramesh       Youtube link to a recording of the event: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU4L5fiT4Ub9nfDlTKlVELF38Umg-GdoG   To a hall packed with people from various walks of life – academics, adivasis, students, journalists, trade unionists,

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“Government May Appear Insensitive, But It Cannot Ignore Voices Coming From Different Parts Of The Country”: Jairam Ramesh

Report of the Interaction on “New Draft Forest Policy and Deteriorating State of Environment in India” organised by ESG and Action Aid 13 April 2018 “Government may appear insensitive, but it cannot ignore voices coming from different parts of the country”: Jairam Ramesh       Youtube link to a recording of the event: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU4L5fiT4Ub9nfDlTKlVELF38Umg-GdoG   To a hall packed with people from various walks of life – academics, adivasis, students, journalists, trade unionists, administrators, etc.,

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How To Protect Trees From Needless Felling In Bangalore

The third workshop organised as part of ESG’s ‘How To’ Workshop series 17 February 2018 ; Time: 4.30 pm to 7 pm ; Venue: @ ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070. https://goo.gl/maps/5jrH71vvnC12 Downloads: How To Protect Trees and Green Bangalore   ‘How to do it?’ workshop An ESG initiative   How to protect trees from needless felling in Bangalore   There is wide-spread concern over the recent proposal to once

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Book Release: “Alternative Futures: India Unschackled”

An Edited Volume by Ashish Kothari and K. J. Joy 6 February 2018 ; Time: 6 pm ; Venue: Indian Institute of Human Settlement, 197/36, 2nd Main Road, Sadashivnagar, Bangalore Downloads: Invitation to Release of “Alternative Futures: India Unshackled” community outreach,reports,publications,education,Alternative Futures,Ashish Kothari,K. J. Joy

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How To Get Ward Committees To Work For The City

A 2nd Workshop in the ESG ‘How to’ Workshop series 19 January 2018 ; Time: 5.30 pm to 8 pm ; Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070. https://goo.gl/maps/u94Ymtnt6L22 Downloads: How to Make Ward Committees Work for the City Kannada: How to Make Ward Committees Work for the City ‘How to do it?’ workshops An ESG initiative How to get Ward Committees to work for the city The workshop Facilitators

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National Symposium On ‘The Handmade’

A Gram Seva Sangh, St. Joseph’s Institute of Management and Environment Support Group initiative 6 January 2018 ; Time: 9 am to 4 pm ; Venue: St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, 28/1, Primrose Road, Ashoknagar, Bangalore 560025. https://goo.gl/maps/GgoTXFYhbUF2 Downloads: Handmade Symposium Poster Handmade Symposium Concept Note Report of the Symposium on “The Handmade” Report of the Symposium on THE HANDMADE Organised by    Gram Seva Sangha, Environment Support Group and St. Joseph’s Institute of Management 6th January 2018, Bangalore

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How To Understand And Comment On The Revised Draft Masterplan (RMP) 2031 For Bengaluru

An ESG “How to do it?” Workshop initiative 16 December 2017 ; Time: 4 pm to 6.30 pm (followed by the screening of a documentary: Our Metropolis) ; Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070 Downloads: “How to do it?” Workshop Concept “How to do it?”: RMP 2031 ESG Workshop Poster 16122017 How to plan Bengaluru: A city for people and not for profit REVISED MASTER PLAN 2031 FOR BENGALURU

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“Can Interlinking Rivers And Greening Their Banks Save Our Cities?”

A report of a symposium organized by Environment Support Group Written by ESG Team 15 December 2017 Downloads: Report of the Symposium on River Linking and Cities “Can Interlinking Rivers and Greening their Banks Save our Cities?” 15 December 2017, Bangalore A report of the symposium organised by Environment Support Group In what turned out to be a most engrossing discussion on “Can Inter-linking our Rivers and Greening their Banks save our Cities?” organized by

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Screening Of “Sikkidre Shikari, Ildidre Bhikari”: A Documentary About Hakki Pikkis By Madhu Bhushan And Vinod Raja

15 December 2017 ; Time: 6 pm ; Venue: Suchitra Cinema and Cultural Academy 36, 9th Main, BV Karanth Road, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560070 T: +91 80 26711785 Map: https://tinyurl.com/y7w7lzb7 Invites you to the screening of 6 pm, Friday, 15th December 2017 @Suchitra Cinema and Cultural Academy 36, 9th Main, BV Karanth Road, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560070 T: +91 80 26711785 Map: https://tinyurl.com/y7w7lzb7 More on the film, visit: https://www.facebook.com/SikkidreShikari/?fref=nf or @sikkidreshikari More details

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“Can Inter-linking Rivers And Greening Their Banks Save Our Cities?”

Invitation to a Symposium 15 December 2017 ; Time: 10 am to 1.30 pm ; Venue: @ Ashirwad (Behind Kabab Corner), St. Mark’s Road Cross, Bangalore 560001 Downloads: River Linking and Cities – Symposium Invitation community outreach,campaigns,events,cities,interlinking,limits,rivers

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Taayavva: A Musical In Kannada Written And Directed By Prasanna

An historical cultural message 21 November 2017 Downloads: Taayavva: Poster   The idea of this play, the process of which this play is an outcome, and the manner in which this play is performed, make the audience a unique participant in a historical struggle for Justice. And to advance a struggle to correct a historical injustice. In the frenetic pace of industrialisation, fuelled by capitalism in particular, and also in the prevailing world of consumerism,

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Historic Direction By Karnataka High Court To BBMP To Ensure Ward Committees Prepare Ward Level Solid Waste Management Plan

A fundamental step to securing decentralisation in urban governance 10 November 2017 Downloads: ESG Press Release on Karnataka HC 10th Nov 2017 decision on Ward Committees functioning State of Landfills, Waste Processing Sites and Garbage Dumping Grounds in Bangalore: ESG Report filed in Karnataka High Court Kannada v ESG Release SWM Ward Cmt Kar HC Ruling Nov 2017 Unofficial Kannada Translation of 10 Nov HC Order on Ward Cmts In a historic decision by the

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Making Our Neighbourhoods Safe For Our Children

A workshop for all residents of Ward 198 (Hemmigepura Ward): Organised by ESG in collaboration with Enfold and BBMP 28 October 2017 ; Time: 2 pm ; Venue: Bangalore Downloads: ESG Ward 198 Workshop Invitation ESG Ward 198 Workshop Invitation Kannada (Please find Kannada version of the invitation in the pdf above or image below) Making our Neighbourhoods Safe for our Children A workshop for all residents of Ward 198 (Hemmigepura Ward) Organised by Environment

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SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL

Tribute to Gauri Lankesh 26 October 2017 ; Venue: SIEDS, No.33/1-9, IVth Cross, Thyagaraju Layout, Jaibharath Nagar, M.S. Nagar P.O Bangalore -560033. Land Mark: Bharath petrol pump, Jaibharath Nagar Downloads: Gauri Lankesh Social Justice Film Festival Day 1, 26 October Thursday 10 am Inauguration 11:00 am Our Gauri (opening film) Dir: Deepu; 67 min; English (subtitles); 2017   Gauri Lankesh was one of the Karnataka’s most prominent and fearless journalists. She was shot dead outside her house in

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Sathyagraha Demanding 0% GST On Hand Made Sector

A movement to realise a promise made in the Indian Constitution 19 October 2017 Downloads: Why Sathyagraha for 0% GST on Hand Made Sector Kar CM letter to Fin Min for 0% GST Statement : Bangalore : 19th October 2019 The Sathyagraha demanding 0% GST on hand made sector is a movement to realise a promise made in the Indian Constitution Shri. Prasanna breaks his indefinite hunger strike on assurance of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

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JOIN THE SATHYAGRAHA TO DEMAND UNJUST GST ON HANDICRAFTS

Make Hand-Made Tax Free 14 October 2017 Downloads: Sathyagraha Call (Circulated in the National Interest and to Secure the Present and Futures of Millions of Artisans of India at the request of Graama Seva Sangha) JOIN THE TAX DENIAL SATHYAGRAHA DEMAND COMPREHENSIVE WITHDRAWAL OF GST ON HAND MADE GOODS SECTOR Make Hand-Made Tax Free Indefinite Sathyagraha starts on 14th October 2017 in Bangalore ​ Theatre Personality Prasanna Heggodu is starting an indefinite fast demanding that

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Live Q&A: How Can The Private Sector Use Water More Efficiently?

Leo Saldanha of ESG participates in a discussion organised by The Guardian Written by NK 22 June 2017 Live Q&A: How can the private sector use water more efficiently? Leo Saldanha participated in an expert panel to discuss how to minimise the waste of water by industry on Thursday 22 June 3-4.30pm BST, organised by The Guardian. To follow the discussion, click this link: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2017/jun/16/live-qa-how-can-the-private-sector-use-water-more-efficiently#comment-100816960 community outreach,international collaborations,lakes,private sector,The Guardian,water,water efficiency

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Status Of Law, Policy & Practices Solid Waste Management In Bengaluru

Report of Workshop organised by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in collaboration with Environment Support Group Written by ESG 31 May 2017 Downloads: ESG BBMP Workshop on SWM – Report – 31 May 2017 – English ESG BBMP Workshop on SWM – Report – 31 May 2017 – Kannada Report of Workshop on Status of Law, Policy & Practices Solid Waste Management in Bengaluru Organized by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in collaboration with Environment Support Group

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State Of Environmental Decision-Making In India

A workshop for Practitioners 23 April 2017 ; Time: 8.00 AM ; Venue: ESG Workshop Space, #1575, Intermediate Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070 (abutting ESG office) Downloads: State_Environmental_Decision_Making_India_Workshop_Invitation_Apr_2017                                         Environmental, Social Justice and Governance Initiatives                     Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG)     State of

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What Waste? Why Waste?

A Workshop for Youngsters 15 April 2017 ; Time: 8 am to 6 pm ; Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070 Downloads: What Waste? Why Waste? ESG Workshop Brochure What Waste? Why Waste? A Workshop for Youngsters Saturday, 15th April 2017 8 am to 6 pm @ ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070 Google Map Link Over a crore people live in Bangalore, use

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#WorldWaterDay: Interview With Bhargavi Rao On Sewage Water Recycling

by RJ Vijaya of RADIOACTIVECR, MARCH 22, 2017 22 March 2017 Interview on  #WorldWaterDay On Sewage Water Recycling with Bhargavi Rao & RJ Vijaya Click this link to listen to the interview (Kannada, 45 mins):  https://soundcloud.com/radioactivecr90-4mhz/water-and-sanitation-sewage-water-recycling Other Radioactive conversations with Bhargavi that may interest you: Water & Sanitation – Discussion With Bhargavi Rao About Total Sanitation In Karnataka https://soundcloud.com/radioactivecr90-4mhz/water-sanitation-discussion-with-bhargavi-rao-about-total-sanitation-in-karnataka Interview With Bhargavi Rao About Lakes Surf https://soundcloud.com/radioactivecr90-4mhz/water-sanitation-interview-with-bhargavi-rao-about-lakes-surf Discussion With Bhargavi Rao About Usage Of Dry Toilets

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Deconstructing Notions Of ‘science Capital’ And ‘world Class City’ In The Context Of Bangalore And The Proposed ‘science City’ In Challakere

Report of a conversation with Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies Director, Program on Science, Technology and Society Harvard Kennedy School John F. Kennedy School of Government 16 March 2017 ; Time: 3 pm to 5.30 pm ; Venue: ESG Workshop Space, Bangalore Downloads: Invitation to a conversation with Prof. Sheila Jasanoff @ ESG Report of the conversation with Prof. Sheila Jasanoff Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies Director, Program

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