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Burari Wakes Up to Environmental Awareness Through RWA Action

Burari Wakes Up to Environmental Awareness Through RWA Action

Events
Dr. Faiyaz A. Khudsar, Scientist In-Charge of Yamuna Biodiversity Park inaugurating the Flower Show and related events at Burari. Burari, the high population density part of North Delhi has now woken up to the need for taking care of its local environment. Burari faces similar challenges as faced by people in other parts of Delhi. Waste management is a crisis and the polluted air requires planting of more and more trees. Another issue, unique to Burari and some urban villages, is that of open sewer lines carrying waste water emerging from individual households. Taking cognizance of these environmental challenges, and inspired by global action for environmental protection, an RWA in Burari organised a flower show and painting competition in February this year. The objective of the two...
Toshiba Corporation Strengthening Its Water Business in South Asia

Toshiba Corporation Strengthening Its Water Business in South Asia

Corporate Greening
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, is now looking to strengthen its Water and Waste-water Management business in India and South Asia. To enable itself for this challenge, Toshiba Corporation has recently acquired additional 54% stake in UEM India Private Limited, an international water services company, from the Founders and IVFA. Toshiba Corporation has now become the majority owner of UEM with 80% shareholding. The current Management Team at UEM would continue to run the operations of the Company. Toshiba has appointed Mr. Koichi Matsui as Chairperson and Managing Director for UEM India. Speaking on the development, Mr. Hirofumi Yoshino, Vice President, Water & Environmental Systems Division, Toshiba Corporation acknowledged, "Water treatment is a strategic growth...
Invite for Jal Samvaad on World Water Day

Invite for Jal Samvaad on World Water Day

Events
Jalsamvaad invites all citizens and civil society members to come together and mark World Water Day on the 22nd of March. A call for united action on water issues in Delhi- listening, learning, dialogue. A call for equal access of quality water for all. The question we need to ask ourselves on the day is whether Delhi wants water at the cost of other people upstream (and downstream)? Date: 22nd March, 2010 Time: 4.45 PM Venue: Inderprastha Post Office on Bahadurshah Marg Programme: 4:45-5.00 pm - Assemble at Inderprastha Post Office on Bahadurshah Marg 6:30-7:30 pm -  Film screening and discussion at Sannidhi opposite Samata Sthal, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg All are cordially invited. For further information and to participate, contact: Tarini 9350163480 Vima

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