Urban Design Collective

On 23rd March (Saturday), a bunch of us as part of a UDC field trip, visited the Hand-in-Hand India Solid Waste Management facility in Mammallapuram, 60km away from Chennai (or as it is popularly called Mahabalipuram). Blessed with a large amount of patience and exceptional organisational skills, Vidhya Mohankumar managed to arrange transportation for everyone, so that we were all car pooling. People caught buses to strategic locations and were picked up by others and we made it to Mammallapuram just before midday. So the contingent that made it included- Zoyab Kadi, Tahaer Zoyab, Nikith Ashok, Hareesh Haridasan, Advait Jani, Roshan Toshniwal, Shruti Shankar, Mahesh Radhakrishnan, Vidhya Mohankumar and yours truly, Nithya Ramesh.

Hand-in Hand India is an NGO that has been in operation unofficially since 1988 and officially since 2002 and works on a wide variety of issues that include elimination of child labour, women empowerment and waste management. …

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I am quite the wave rider, have surfed through life quite happily. From school, to college and work and college again and work work work .. and now I am afraid I am running out of waves... and hence the blog. I spend my lunch breaks reading quite a few, and have been itching to join the band wagon. Plus my favourite bloggers all have lives and don't write as often as I read :)

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