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National Society for Clean Cities

The Pune branch of NSCC, Mumbai, was started more than 25 years ago. Spear-headed by the spirited Mrs Gita Vir, NSCC works Mrs Gita Virtowards empowering citizens to become aware of their rights and duties. The society has 28 Mohalla Committees that deal with a variety of issues like pollution control, vermiculture, waste separation and management, violation /misuse of land and floor space index and even traffic congestion. Thanks to the NSCC, the city has brightly coloured garbage trucks that do not exactly look like they are down in the dumps. Registered ragpickers are trained in the art of waste separation and administrators realize they are accountable to the citizens.

Address: # B/3, La Shanz, Boat Club Road, Pune - 411 001,
612 0785

Blue Cross Society of Pune

Blue Cross Society of Pune (BCSP) is a non government animal Mrs Sunanda Das welfare organisation affiliated to United Kingdom's Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The society strives to educate people and especially children about the importance of animal welfare and actively works towards finding a home for strays. Space constraints has restricted BCSP's activities to small animals .Mrs Sunanda Das runs the show here and all one can say after meeting her is that her dogged determination at restoring an animal's dignity is infectious.

Address: The Blue Cross Society of Pune, # 24/1 Koregaon Park,
Pune - 411 001,
613 8781

Social Animation Towards United Liberative Action (Santulan)

Founded in 1997 by Bastu and Pallavi Rege, 'Santulan' was set up primarily to educate and empower women destitutes to be self sufficient. The women are taught skills like paperbag making, book-binding, etc.SantulanThey are encouraged to form 'self help' groups amongst themselves where they are encouraged to save and borrow, if need be from within the group and avoid going to money lenders. Santulan also concentrates on looking after the welfare of stone quarry workers and landless labourers. The organisation also tries to help unemployed youth in and around Pune disrict seek gainful employment. A 'Pashan Shala' has been set up to provide pre-primary education to the children of quarry workers and basic education to child labourers. Santulan is all about spreading awareness and education to enable individuals from the lowest strata of society be self-reliant and self-sufficient.

Address: # 6, Ajinkya Heights, Survey # 21/1,
Sainik Wadi, Vadgaonsheri, Pune - 411 014,
703 2234

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Ashta No Kai
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National Society for Clean Cities
Blue Cross Society
of Pune
Social Animation Towards United Liberative Action (Santulan)
Gomukh Environmental Trust for sustainable development
St John's Home
Bharatiya Samaj
Seva Kendra
Vision for Prisons

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