The “Environment” Crusader
Subhajit Mukherjee, ‘The ‘Environment Crusader’ is credited with driving the mass movement of ‘Tree Plantation’ in and around Mumbai. By planting over 63,000 trees, he has amplified the green cover of Mumbai, which has earned him the title of ‘The Green Man.’ He is on a mission to address all those issues which are crucial for retaining the natural resources of planet Earth and tree plantation is one of these.
He envisions inspiring every individual to grow his oxygen by planting a tree today. He expresses, without planting trees an individual does not have the right to breathe.
Mission Green Mumbai
Harmoniously aligned with Mission Green India, his initiative Mission Green Mumbai is a tailor-made one to address the Health and Wellbeing of Mumbaikars and mitigate the damaging impact of ‘Climate Change.’
Jal Shakti Abhiyan
Subhajit has also done pioneering innovations in the field of ‘Rainwater Harvesting’ which has been executed in many housing societies and educational institutions. He is closely associated with Jal Shakti Abhiyan of Government of India, Ministry of Jal Shakti.
There are more feathers in his cap like his involvement with Majhi Vasundhara Abhiyan besides his association with Van Mahotsav, Beach Clean-Up, Farmer’s Livelihood Project and Fruit seed collection Drives.
All these initiatives have successfully created the impact through his mission, which he has been envisioning.
His involvement with Majhi Vasundhara Abhiyan
A former HR professional, Subhajit opted to pursue his passion of working for the cause of the environment. His persistence, commitment and patience brought his goal closer – to enhance the sustainability of the planet Earth.
As founder of the Mission Green Mumbai, he is driving the Citizen’s Movement for #ClimateAction with 2000 + volunteers focused on three major areas: Protection & Nurturing of Existing Trees, Plantation of New Native Trees in a scientific manner and awareness Initiatives on Innovations on nature conservation.
Awards & Recognition
Recognised for his exemplary efforts, he has been bestowed with many prestigious awards and recent one being the Mother Teresa Memorial Award presented by Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra.
Innovated, Designed and Developed one of the most economical Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) Percolation Barrel to #Catchtherain along with Grey Water Management post-monsoon. This has witnessed 10,000 installations nationwide. Thus, efficiently addressed the issue of proper Rain Water management, thus leading to substantial water saving.
With employment generation being one of our agendas, we are conducting skill development programs for young Civil Engineers by associating with Engineering colleges. This would generate employment in the field of water harvesting in urban settlements. We are appreciative of participation by ITIs all over India.