Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari praised her for research on Affordable Housing Solutions for Garbage Workers.
MUMBAI, Sep 20 (The CONNECT) - Seventeen-year-old student Sanjana Runwal, founder of Clean Up Foundation was felicitated with a Certificate of Appreciation by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for her “excellent work” done by her towards improving the living conditions of garbage workers in Mumbai. He also praised her for completing a research paper on Affordable Housing Solutions for Garbage Workers of the city. Her research paper is already submitted to the State Government which said the recommendations will be considered while framing housing policies.
Sanjana, the founder of Clean Up Foundation, took lot of efforts to address such serious concerns during her research and successfully completed the same, with practical and creative recommendations on providing affordable housing solutions for the garbage workers of the city. At a very early age, she has created a significant impact through her social welfare work.
Acknowledging the honour, Sanjana said, the Clean Up Foundation’s aim is to improve the living conditions of the garbage cleaners and rag pickers who are less privileged, usually go unnoticed. The objective behind the research is to take steps towards providing affordable housing solutions for this segment. With the support from the Government, I am sure that we shall be able to make a positive difference.’’
Clean Up Foundation’s initiatives include providing clean drinking water facilities, safety gear, healthy meals, education finance for children of garbage workers, free Covid vaccination for rag pickers other similar activities.