Shekhar Jayantrao Gaikwad
Started his work with protection of already planted but neglected trees by Nashik Municipal Corporation. Then it became an everyday routine, to educate the people with the importance and utilities of the trees. He planted more than one lakh tress with his own expenses and distributed more than 14000 Sparrow nests in and around Sangamner, Aurangabad, Lasalgaon. On 5th June 2015, world environment day, he planted 11000 trees in one single day. He educate the students, citizens and with their help continues his work of Environment Protection.
If you plant a tree in rainy season, it grows nicely and the survival rate is also very high. Having understood this over a period of time, it has become his habit over last thirty years to provide a small plant to people, institutes and organisations that too FREE Of Cost. This year he provided more than TWO LAKHS plants to Government’s drive of plantation of 2 crore trees.
A group of dedicated people of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) working for environment protection in PCMC. Started with a humble involvement of 10 persons, the group has now 150 active and dedicated members from different sectors like manufacturing, IT etc. The members dedicate their Thursday and Sunday for Cleanliness drive at Sinhagad.