Because Only Together We Can
build a sustainable Gurugram where everyone feels safe, strong & valued
Who We Are
Gurugram is one of the fastest-growing cities in north India. Fast-paced development has led to several issues concerning sustainability and governance.
Gurgaon First is an initiative for positive change focused on issues relating to sustainability, good governance women safety and empowerment in Gurugram. Launched in 2012, the initiative aims to highlight issues, suggest solutions, and showcase progress in an effort to improve both the living and working experiences of citizens in the city of Gurugram through conferences/conclaves/ workshops as well as research/publishing. Specifically, some issues that we focus on are smart and sustainable city, sustainable transportation, water and waste management, electricity management, solar energy, green buildings, eco-green initiatives, improving city governance, women’s safety and youth empowerment.
Founder, Gurgaon First
The moment he decided to plunge in to the #coronacrisis, 38 year old Prerit Rana CEO, Agrasar asked his wife to move with their three daughters to her mother’s place. That happened two weeks ago. Since then, he and his team of 70 odd volunteers (“Agrasar Sathis”) have been providing rations and cooked meals to
Streets for All When India’s famous nutrition expert Rujuta Diwekar addressed a group seeking health tips in Hyderabad recently, she made a strong remark about the importance of making our cities walkable to make them smart. She asked the group why do they walk more in overseas cities like London and New York and less
Vibrant civil society can transform the social texture of a city Each time I talk to my friends in other Indian cities, I realise that there are only a few cities that have a civil society sector as vibrant as Gurugram. To be sure, Gurugram has several well-intentioned citizen initiatives, a diverse set of social