Jhatkaa.org raised funds for 3 months for menstrual cups on their platform by sending emails, and creating social media content and collaborations. We were able to collect funds for 240+ cups and with the help of our partner, stonesoup.in, and Parihar we distributed first 28 cups at Shivajinagar Police station.
Our partner explained the benefits and usage of menstrual cups.
We spoke to the BBMP official present at the event. Mr Nandeesha, the superintendent Engineer from RR Nagar
We spoke about
- The citizen engagement tool to connect like-minded individuals in one place.
- The process to discuss volunteer engagement with BBMP
- Data gathering about BBMP ward marshalls and volunteers from the Citizens participation program.
He should support for the same to contribute to Hasiru Bengaluru.
On 31st June 2022, we meet with the BBMP marshals and officer of RR Nagar for Hosakerehalli Lake. They have supported the activities that will happen in the area and also spread awareness on segregation to remove the black spots. We also showed them the clean-bengaluru site and how it will help create hasiru Bengaluru.
We submitted a letter requesting them to initiate a joint effort between the citizen groups, NGOs, and NMC to make sure the places that are cleaned get properly illuminated, repaired, and later maintained by NMC’s Garden, PWD, Electrical, Health, and Water Department.
We explained while both administration and civil society organizations are working towards the goal of zero black spots in Nashik, the lack of proper lighting, and maintenance after cleanups make the complete removal of black spots difficult to achieve.
On 26th June 2022, we organised a cleanup and waste management awareness session at Sarakki Lake under SLAIT team and our Super Citizen Raj also known as The Indian Plogman. BBMP Supervisor Mr Yeshwanth and Marshals joined the activity to share the message of segregation with the citizens and our volunteers. Mr Yeshwanth also showed support to be a part of future activities happening in this area.
We met Dr. Bharati Pawar – Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare of India for a discussion on River pollution issues in Nashik city.
We met the mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Raja Iqbal Singh on March 3rd, 2022. He appreciated our efforts and committed to sharing his plans for urban mobility soon. We will be following up with him over the next few weeks.
The Future City installation was launched on December 12th, 2022 in Kingsway Camp Square, GTB Nagar. It was inaugurated by Yogesh Verma, chairman, Keshavpuram zone, North Delhi Municipal Corporation. He committed to starting an electric bike-sharing program in his constituency.
Christ University stays silent on the sexual harassment allegations against it. So, we visited the Ministry of Women & Child Development and the Ministry of Education and dropped a letter demanding to put pressure on Christ to take student safety seriously! #EnoughChrist
On Sep 27 2021, we met Dr Rashmi Singh, the director of the Dept. of Women and Child Development (Govt. of Delhi NCT) to present our toolkit on the laws against sexual harassment. We’re using this toolkit to work with functionaries under the Saheli Samanvay Kendra scheme in Delhi on identifying and intervening in cases of violence against women and adopting a feminist approach to supporting women in distress.
We gave a presentation on illegal mining happening in the Sahyadri mountain ranges to Mr. Sanjay Bansode in his Mantralay Office in Mumbai.
We met Mr. Sumant More and submitted a petition demanding urgent action on illegal parking on cycling tracks.