NGOs have evolved and strengthened over the last two decades with their kind efforts. However, a few of them have created a beneficial impact in protecting our planet through their awareness programs and other initiatives. Here is a list of the top 5 best NGOs in Delhi working every day to protect our environment.
Mobius foundation is among the best NGOs in Delhi that works towards environmental issues and sustainable development. They encourage residents and businesses to adopt sustainable practices over traditional habits by renewing, re-using and replacing the limited resources of nature.
Their initiatives focus mainly on eradicating overpopulation and educating people about the importance of sustainable practices through green schools and awareness campaigns. During the pandemic, they have also raised covid relief fund to provide essential items to covid frontiers and lower-income groups in the rural areas of Karnataka.
Based in New Delhi, Swechha is a youth-led NGO working towards the betterment of the environment. They aim to educate people to ‘be the change’ by making a valuable difference towards the environment. They also raise voices against humans’ day to day habits that cause water and air pollution in urban areas.
Their recent events focused on sustainable practices for a low carbon future, upcycling, ways to lower air pollution, managing kitchen waste, etc. People interested in giving back to nature can associate with them as they are 24*7 looking for young and kind individuals who can help create a change in society.
Chintan is a non-profit organization that works towards protecting the environment with knowledge, action and activism. They focus majorly on waste management, combating air pollution, recycling, and making Delhi a sustainable city. It is currently the top environmental NGO in Delhi.
Recently Times of India had a talk with Chitra Mukherjee, head for advocacy and policy at Chintan, regarding the apathy of Delhi residents towards waste pickers during such worrying times. Therefore Chintan has started undertaking awareness campaigns for waste pickers wherein they are taught about waste segregating and management techniques.
4. Toxics Link
Toxics Link is one of the best environmental NGOs in Delhi that works with a mission to free the environment from toxins. Toxins like chemicals, lead paints, POPs, pesticides, mercury, bio-medical waste, electronic waste, plastic, etc., harm the health of both human and nature. They have set up specific campaigns to put an end to all these toxins.
Since the coronavirus outbreak, they have also started covid relief work wherein they provide hygiene kits like sanitizer, masks, soap, gloves and food to vulnerable groups. They are also educating these people about the safety measures they must undertake for protection against the virus.
5. Delhi Greens
Founded in 2007, Delhi Greens is a home-grown environmental NGO in Delhi that promotes the conservation of nature and natural resources. Their mission is to teach the public and invite them to participate in sustainable development. With this mission, they want to spread the message of environmentalism and a green economy at a global level.
In 2010, their web-based publication ‘Delhi Green Blog (DGB)’ was started by one of the founders to protest against the heritage tree felling in Delhi. After a vast outreach and student protest, it is later considered the first Green Media Network initiative in India.
Environmental NGOs work selflessly even during such worrying times only to protect our planet and future generations. Join hands with them and make a difference.