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Tree Plantation by Avashya Foundation Under Maitree Initiative

Tree Plantation by Avashya Foundation Under Maitree Initiative

Corporate Greening
Avashya Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Allcargo Logistics (a Mumbai-based leading integrated logistics solutions provider in India), flagged off a tree plantation drive under the foundation's Maitree initiative. The initiative took place in association with NGOs like Light of life trust (LOLT), Nirmala Niket College of Social Work and Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission (MSRLM). Objectives Maitree aims to plant 1.41 lakh fruit bearing trees in the span of 20 days In the years 2015 and 2016, Maitree has reached out to a large number of families from tribal and underdeveloped regions. It has planted 2,39,000 fruit bearing trees. As a continued endeavour, the initiative aims at planting approximately 1,41,000 fruit bearing trees within a span ...
Xender, A File Transfer App to Make You Green Clocks 170 Mn Users

Xender, A File Transfer App to Make You Green Clocks 170 Mn Users

Green Alert
The Delhi Greens Blog has constantly encouraged its users to reduce their dependence on paper using Smart ways of doing things. Reducing paper wastage by not having to print pdf forms so as to fill them, and by jotting down all your notes online are some of the ways through which each of us can save upto 40,000 trees per year. Adding to this are the modern day innovative file sharing apps that you can install on your phones to share documents across without having to print them. One among these popular file transfer and sharing application is XENDER, which recently announced that it has reached 50% market share in India in the already crowded file transfer market. XENDER has clocked in 170 million Indian users over the last three years alone with an annual growth rate of over 100%. ...
Go Green Indian Railways, On World Environment Day 2015

Go Green Indian Railways, On World Environment Day 2015

Green Alert
The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu releasing a book, at the valedictory session of the Seminar on Environmental Challenges before Indian Railways on the occasion of World Environment Day, in New Delhi on June 05, 2015. The Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K. Mital and other dignitaries are also seen. Energy Conservation and Environment Protection has become one of the agenda of the Indian Railways in the last six months. Addressing a Seminar on World Environment, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu informed everybody that the Railways will not spend a penny more on the energy bill of ₹30,000 crores incurred during the last financial year, despite increasing freight and passenger traffic. He was speaking at the "Environmental challenges before Indian Railways" Se
Maurice Nagar Police Station Goes Green on Environment Day

Maurice Nagar Police Station Goes Green on Environment Day

Green Alert
The Maurice Nagar Police Station in Delhi became the first police station in the country to have environmental friendly bio-toilets, a pioneering green initiative taken on this World Environment Day. The Bio-Toilets have been installed by Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities. Bio-Toilet is an innovative and complete waste management initiative which decomposes waste to water and biogas. The bio-toilet was inaugurated by Mr. Bhim Sain Bassi, Commissioner of Police, New Delhi in the presence of Dr. Huz, CEO of Wockhardt Foundation and senior police officials.  Speaking about the installation in Delhi, Dr. Huz noted, "We are happy to partner the Delhi Police's initiative to go green. The initiative will also play a

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