Nisarg Vidnyan Mandal (NVM)

Vasundhara Sanman

It is an NGO which has been working towards creating awareness about science & nature amongst students for the last 20-25 years. So far, they have covered more than 1 lakh students from 150 schools & nature clubs. Their awareness programs are based on rainwater harvesting to watershed management, promotion of organic farming and helping small scale businesses depended on agriculture and forestry. NVM was one of the initiators to create awareness about Ganesh Utsav Nirmalya polluting the lakes and every year they post their volunteers to spread more awareness about it during Ganesh Visarjan. NVM is also in the process of declaring a ‘Munia Conservation Reserve’ near Nagpur.