Dimensions of Green Rameswaram we work on
Rain Water Harvesting
Solid Waste Management
About the Project
Initially Vivekananda Kendra-NARDEP had only wanted to renovate some 16 Holy Theerthams, as a living memorial for the 150th birth centenary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda, at a cost of about Rs.1.5 Crores. But on seeing the good work being done by Kendra, both Sri.A.P.J.AbdulKalam, Ex-President of India.....
Nardep is providing a Sustainable Green Pilgrimage Model
The campaign included conducting exhibitions at schools
UNICEF has partnered with VK-nardep in Green Rameshwaram with the emphasis on its own Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) programme which is very relevant to the green mission. This has resulted in more than 25 awareness creation camps –about green and clean Rameshwaram- reaching out to more than 1800 people – mostly women and children. In more than 30 places documentary screening
The project involves the commissioning of 2 numbers of 2 kWH Solar PV System in Dhanushkodi. The total capacity of the project activity: 4 kWH The latitude and longitude of the site is 80 38’15.49” N 770 41’ 32.15” E. The tilt angle based on site location for project activity: 130 facing south direction to maximize the yield return. And also, the site location has the maximum wind speed of 180 - 200 km/hr. Keeping the above parameters
All these books have been published as part of 'Green Rameshwaram' and also as part of the WaSH initiative of UNICEF.
The Synopsis of Green Resilient Rameswaram Action plan was unveiled by Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mandapam, Ramnad District. The recipients of the plan document are Dr S. Natarajan, IAS, District Collector and Sri G. Vasudeo, Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra – Natural Resources Development Project.