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Subject: Project Agastya


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MG
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Date Posted: 02/ 4/06 3:44
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In reply to: Rajiv Kumar 's message, ""Project Agastya" transforming Bangalore into a Sustainable eco-city by 2025" on 02/ 2/06 22:50

>Project Agastya, an initiative of the 25/Bangalore
>Foundation, is a unique experiment in Bangalore - a
>Citizens’ voluntary initiative with active support,
>co-operation & participation of the Central &
>Karnataka Governments, the industry, Educational &
>Research Organisations, NGOs, Residential
>Associations, Community Based Organisations,
>facilitators, experts, etc., for transforming
>Bangalore into a Sustainable eco-city by 2025.
>
>Lead by prominent citizens of Bangalore such as
>Justice M N Venkatachalaiah (Rtd.), President, The
>25/Bangalore Foundation [Former Chief Justice of
>India], Dr. A Ravindra, IAS (Rtd.), Chairman of the
>Steering Committee [Former Chief Secretary to the
>Government of Karnataka], etc., The 25/Bangalore
>Foundation & Project Agastya seeks to enhance the
>quality of life in Bangalore by transforming Bangalore
>into an Sustainable eco-City within a time frame,
>through efficient participation of Government, various
>stakeholders & NGOs, and deployment of Environmentally
>Sound Technologies.
>
>Project Agastya has been working on Ecocities and
>planning & development of ‘Cities of the Future’.
>Project Agastya along with several reputed
>Organizations – local & international – are organizing
>an International Convention of the Cities of the
>Future, at Bangalore, with Satellite/Partner events in
>all major cities of the World. The main event is
>scheduled to be held at Bangalore during July/August
>2006. The highlight of the Convention is the Sixth
>International Conference on Ecocity Development that
>comes to Bangalore after 5 successful conferences at
>various cities around the world. The theme of the
>Bangalore Conference is “From Planning to development
>and the Future of Sustainable Ecocities”.
>
>Project Agastya has done pioneering work in several of
>its initiatives such as Urban Water Resources
>Management (incl. Water Conservation, Stakeholder
>participation, Pollution control, Rain Water
>Conservation, etc.), Integrated (Solid) Waste
>Management, E-Waste Management, Eco-Tourism, Urban
>planning/Eco-cities, Integrated & Sustainable Energy
>Management, etc.
>
>-------------------------------------------------------
>-------------------------
>P K Shanbhag
>
>Co-founder/Chairman,
>
>Project Agastya
>
>E-Mail : project.agastya@gmail.com
>
>Mobile : (+91) 98861 94776/98801 07467
> Rajeev Kumar
>
>Co-founder/Chief Executive Officer,
>
>Project Agastya
>
>E-Mail : Rajeev.agastya@gmail.com
>
>Mobile : (+91) 98861 94776/98801 07467

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