Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) an undertaking of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) had organised NMMT Bus Day on 23 February 2016, Green Society Forum was the main organising partner and the soul On Street Campaigner.
The main focus was safe, reliable, affordable, efficient, people-centric and environment friendly transport system like NMMT Bus.
About NMMT Bus Day
NMMT had organised NMMT Bus Day on 23 February 2016 considering four major concern and the alternatives. Green Society Forum played a vital role in transforming the perspective of its Officials, Drivers, Conductors and the Workers
1. Climate Change : Due to rise in population of Self Owned Cars the Pollution level has also gone Up
2. Society Health : The pollution has directly spread more and more diseases in the society and also weaken the Health.
3. Economical Transformation of Society : Rising threat of Health has directly impacted the Economical status of the society.
4. Alternative : Use of Public Sector Transport System like NMMT Bus will
b. Reduce Traffic Jams
c. Reduce the threat of Health
d. Save Time
e. Save Money
f. Increase the Time to think on Future Development
This is the first ever time in the History of NMMT that such an event was planned and successfully implemented.
To give it a new form, the GSF developed a first of a kind Art Bus for NMMT having Wings installed on it. Around 10 Commercial Artist participated in designing the same. This Bus was equipped with DJ System and moved across the city. It stole the Heart of every Eyeballs who just viewed and the only word they said was ‘WOW” The bus was accompanied by 11 Theatre Artist, 30 Volunteers, Driver, 4 NMMT Staff Members and Eight GSF Team Members.
The flag off of the Bus was done by the hands of Mayor Sudhakar Sonawane in presence of Standing Committee Chairman Netra Shirke, Commissioner Dinesh Waghmare, Corporators and NMMcC HOD’s
The GSF was successful in organising more than 50 Street Plays in Navi Mumbai region, ensuring that all the nodes of NMMC limits are covered within Eight Days.
The main focus was to spread the message of increasing the usage of Public Transport like NMMT Bus ie. safe, reliable, affordable, efficient, people-centric and environment friendly transport system.
Green Society Forum Team Members who made the NMMT Bus Day a Success in the minds of the residents of Navi Mumbai and its outskirt
Mentor : DMC Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation Dr. Babasaheb Rajale
Artist : Kishor Biswas, Sankalp, Kanika, Gautam, Harpal Naol, Sudhir, Ramzan Shaikh and others
Concept Designer : Binoy K
Graphic Designers & Visualizer: Allwyn Augustine & Abu Ramzia
Co-ordinators : Journalist Jaspal Singh Naol & Social Worker Saif Khan