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From water management to waste recycling, BAPS has succeeded in many projects.

7 Million Alluminium Cans Collected for Recycling

BAPS  volunteers in UK collected 91 tons of aluminium foil
With an added 91 tons of aluminium foil, BAPS volunteers in England and Wales made it the largest such effort in the UK. Three Environment Awards received: Alcan Award, Care of Croydon Award, Brent Green Leaf Award.

5,000 Tons of Paper Recycled

At Mumbai, Rajkot, Surat, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Vadodara.

Plant-A-Tree Campaign

 Plant-A-Tree Campaign
Millions of trees have been successfully planted in thousands of villages.

Water Conservation Projects

 Water Conservation Projects
  • 5,475 wells recharged in 338 villages.
  • Over 300,000 water conservation awareness posters and leaflets distributed.
  • First & largest drip irrigation system in Gujarat has been set up at Sarangpur.
  • De-silting Veri Dam, Gondal, 170 million litres of water storage capacity created.

Solar Energy

and bio-gas are used for heating and domestic purposes at many BAPS mandirs.



497 Rain Harvesting Projects

BAPS has constructed 85 check dams, 21 percolation tanks, 118 farm ponds, 55 underground tanks and carried out 218 gully plugging.

National Livestock Awards

National Livestock Awards
have been won in the last 15 years by cows, buffaloes and bulls bred at the 10 gaushalas (cattle farms) managed by the BAPS.

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