Last two years have provided great opportunities for waste-pickers, the green crusaders in Bangalore to demonstrate their professionalism in providing waste management services to the city and its citizens. This is only a sprout which will grow into a tree in the coming years. To celebrate their work and contribution in making the city clean, we at Hasiru Dala invite you for ಗೌರವಯುತವಾಗಿ ಕಾಗದ ಆಯುವವರು – ಹಸಿರು ಹಬ್ಬ, 2015/ Celebrating Wastepickers- Hasiru Habba, 2015 on 17th June, 2015 at Freedom Park, Bangalore.
Address: Freedom Park, Seshadri Road, Bangalore.
Schedule of the day:
0900:1030: Registration and Breakfast
1030:1145: Sessions facilitated by Shoonya focused on art and street theater performance.
1200-1300: Dialogue with wastepickers- Interaction with Sri U.T. Khader, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri Dinesh Gundu Rao, Minister of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Sri Vijay Bhaskar, Bangalore Administrator, Sri Kumar Naik, Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (BBMP).
1400-1700: Continuation of sessions facilitated by Shoonya focused on art and street theater performances.
The event is open and all are welcome. Further, on this day various aspects of waste management services provided by waste pickers will be discussed. Waste pickers will be honored for their contribution. They will also be requested to share their experience in waste management.