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Subject: Project Agastya Bangalore India Sustainable City

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Date Posted: 06/18/06 8:43
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In reply to: MG 's message, "Project Agastya" on 02/ 4/06 3:44

Project Agastya, Sustainable City

>>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
>>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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