A workshop for environmentalists

This page is created to plan workshop scheduled on 21/1/2024 Sunday at Pune for the citizens concerned with sustainable development--in particular, protection and preservation of urban trees.  After the workshop, this page will be updated to present a report and the outcome of the workshop.


Workshop will address the issue of road widening projects of PMC/PMRDA entailing felling of trees.

Workshop conducting team

Gangotri (Environmentalist), Manasi (Advocate) and Rajendra (Advocate)


Participants will brainstorm relevant laws and rules and come up with a standard operating procedure (SOP) titled: SOP for environmentally sustainable widening of road flanked by trees


Draft Program

1330 (five min): Welcome 

1335 (40 min): Briefing to participants on laws, rules and standard

1415 (60 min): Brainstorm session 1: Filling up Table of the process

1515 (30 min): Break, interaction

1545 (60 min): Brainstorm session 2: Drafting of SOP

1645 (15 min): Break

1700 (75 min): Brainstorm session 3: Finalization of draft SOP

1815 (15 min): Conclusion

Follow-up action

The SOP shall be recommended to local urban authority through NGT/HC.