February 27, 2024
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#1: Sustainability and Citizen Activism

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“If you are not working towards lessening your carbon footprint, you are not literate.” — Dr Navneet Bhullar

Meet Dr Navneet Bhullar, founder of AGAPP: Action Group Against Plastic Pollution (@agappearth) in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She divides her time between the US and India. She is activist at heart. She has previously volunteered at Doctors Without Borders. Last year after the lockdown, she could observe more and more plastic being used and could not stand our environment being destroyed by bad plastic waste management and that’s when she together with other doctors, counsellors to create AGAPP and start getting to the bottom of the problem and create more awareness.

She appeared in Episode 1 of Season 2 talking about Sustainability and Citizen Activism

I am following her lead and have joined AGAPP as a member and we are trying to create more awareness around plastic waste management.

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  • Dr Navneet Bhullar

    Meet Dr Navneet Bhullar, founder of AGAPP: Action Group Against Plastic Pollution (@agappearth) in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She divides her time between the US and India. She is activist at heart. She has previously volunteered at Doctors Without Borders. Last year after the lockdown, she could observe more and more plastic being used and could not stand our environment being destroyed by bad plastic waste management and that's when she together with other doctors, counsellors to create AGAPP and start getting to the bottom of the problem and create more awareness.

  • Saurabh Nanda

    Saurabh Nanda is an Educator, a Career Consultant, and an International Youth Mentor. He is an ardent supporter of the Sustainable Developmemnt Goals (SDGs). He is associated with hundreds of schools and institutions across India, the Middle-East, Japan, Denmark and other countries. He is the official mentor for colleges in Delhi University, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar. He is the official youth and start-up mentor for global organisations such as Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA), Japan, Purpose in Motion (PIM), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and many others. He gets his mentees to do research projects on all SDGs. He is the recipient of the national level Josh Education Awards for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group.

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