Vanashakti is a non-profit organization working to build awareness about the critical role played by forests and ecosystems in human well-being through communication and community building.
Vana’ is the Sanskrit word for ‘forest’, from which all life originates. The forest is the cradle of life, not only of humankind but also of the flora and fauna that feeds and breeds the biodiversity of this world we enjoy.
‘Vanashakti’ stands for the power of the forest, the ‘Shakti’ from which mankind has originated.
-Research in mangrove habitats and their conservation.
-Anti-mining initiatives in eco-sensitive regions, such as the Sawantwadi-Dodamarg district; proposals for reforestation in the same area.
-Environmental education programs for tribal children in the Thane & Wada districts.
-Programs in Environmental Education for students in Municipal Schools.
-Teachers’ programs to help them gain a better perspective on various issues within this subject
- Compilation of a comprehensive curriculum to offer schools .
-www.vanashakti.in will provide guidelines and helpline numbers to assist urban wildlife rescue.
-Development of Urban Greening Projects.
Nandakumar Pawar House
opp. Shri Jagannath Darshan Building
M D Kini Marg, Bhandup Village (E)
Mumbai – 400042
For questions or information, feel free to
write to us at:
Tel : +91 22 65291089
+91 22 65255657
Fax : +91 22 66602333