The social communication campaign launched by thenatureconnect.com to protect mangroves - #IamMangroveIamDying -has proved to be a big success.
Responding to a plea to check debris mafia by setting up a rapid action force, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has referred the issue to the Home department.
Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation on its part has planned to build a protective wall along the Sion-Panvel highway to check-mate the debris mafia.(See ToI clip)
The campaign in association with Shree Ekavira Aai Pratishtan has evoked significant response.
The Nature Connect has also supported the cause of the fishermen at Uran in their fight against killing of mangroves by authorities in the name of land fill for infrastructure.
The complaint against the authorities has now been sent to Urban development department.
The Nature Connect is following up with the government through the RTI route.