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In 2001-02, Chikmagalur City was full of garbages and dirt, Malaria and Typhoid were rampant. The city was full of mosquitoes and death by communicable diseases was high. By seeing this, Indian Medical Association, President and Secretary, Dr.Shubha Vijay and Dr.Geetha met the then Municipal President, Mr.L.V.Basavaraju, heads of various departments and NGO and decided to call a meeting. 1st meeting was held in Savoor Hall where it was noticed that the main problem has been created by the garbage from house holds, hotels, restaurants, lodges, choultries and small canteens. It was decided to collect waste at the primary source itself.

To have an active involvement with the City Municipality and to continue the activity, a trust by name "SWACHA CHARITABLE TRUST {R) was formed involving like minded people. During the year 2002 with Municipal President as Honorary President, Dr.Shubha Vijay as Founder Working President, Dr.Geetha Venkatesh as founder Secretary, Mr.M.L.Murthy, the then C.D.A.President as Vice President, Mr.Manjunatha Joshi as Treasurer and Mr.Manu Kumar as a Joint Secretary as the office bearers of Swacha Charitable Trust.

Mr.L.V.Basavaraju as Honorary President of the Trust and then Municipal President took keen interest and along with Dr.Vijayakumar of Ashraya Hospital donated 2 push carts for door to door collection of solid waste. By seeing good response in introduction area, the residents of other areas insisted same activity, some more push carts from Amalgamated Bean Coffee Company, Smt.H.P.Laxmi Devi, Lions Club of Chikmagalur, Mrs.Laxmi, Municipal Councillor, Dinesh, Councillor, Mr.Muneer Ahmed, Chikmagalur Development Authority, Pharmaceutical Association, Mr.Goutham Chand, Mr.K.R.Srinivas, the then Deputy Commissioner and Mr.B.L.Shankar, Former Speaker of Vidhana Parishath donated some more push carts to cover all the 25 wards out of 31 wards in Chikmagalur City.

 
 
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