The MMR-Environment Improvement Society was set up by the MMRDA in 1996 to support research and implementation activities in the areas of Environment Improvement. The Society was registered under the Society Registration Act and the Public Trust Act.

The Society Office

  • Ms. Uma Adusumilli, Chief, P.D., MMRDA & Director of MMR-EIS
  • Mr. Sunil Pimpalkhute, Financial Advisor, MMRDA &Treasurer of MMR-EIS
  • Ms. Malini Krishnankutty, Secretary
  • Mr . Anshul Aggarwal, Environment Planner
  • Mr Chandrashekhar S. Shetty, Administrative and Accounts officer
  • Mr. Mahesh Talekar, Peon

Board Of Governors

The activities of the society are governed by the Board of Governors, which includes ex-officio members from concerned government departments and local bodies; representatives of NGOs/Institutions as well as Individual Experts from relevant environment fields. The Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA is the President of the Society

The current members of the Board of Governors include: 

1) Representatives from the Government Agencies
  • Shri U.P.S. Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA & President, MMR-Environment Improvement Society
  • Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Maharashtra, Urban Development Department (1)
  • Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Maharashtra, Environment Deparment
  • Dr. V.P. Venugopalan, Scientific Officer (H), Nuclear Agriculture & Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Resarch Centre (BARC)
  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Scientist & Head, Mumbai Zonal Laboratory, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
  • Mr. Mohan B. Dagaonkar, City Engineer, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation
  • Ms. Manisha Pradhan, Pollution Control Officer, Thane Municipal Corporation
2) Representatives from Organizations and Associations concerned with Environment
  • Mr. Vijay Joshi, Principal, K.J. Somaya College of Science
  • Dr. Deepak Kantawala, Indian Environment Association (IEA)
  • Mr. Anwar Ahmad, Chief Conservator of Forests & Director, Sanjay Gandhi National Park
3) Individual Experts
  • Mr. D.M. Sukthankar, expert in legislation
  • Mr. Vidyadhar K. Phatak, Planner

Sub-Committee

The Society also has a technical Sub-Committee to guide its regular activities. The members of the Sub-Committee are

  • Ms. Uma Adusumilli, Chief, Planning Division, MMRDA (Chairperson of MMR-EIS Sub-Committee).
  • Mr. D.M. Sukthankar, expert in legislation
  • Mr. Vidyadhar K. Phatak, Planner
  • Dr. Deepak Kantawala, Indian Environment Association (IEA)
  • Dr. V.P. Venugopalan, Scientific Officer (H), Nuclear Agriculture & Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Resarch Centre (BARC)
  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Scientist & Head, Mumbai Zonal Laboratory, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
  • Ms. Manisha Pradhan, Pollution Control Officer, Thane Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Mohan B. Dagaonkar, City Engineer, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation
  • Mr. Anwar Ahmad, Chief Conservator of Forests & Director, Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Mr. Vijay Joshi, Principal, K.J. Somaya College of Science.

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Contact Us

MMR - Environment Improvement Society (MMR-EIS) , 6th floor, Planning Division, MMRDA new building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Contact: 022-26591267