The men and women behind Chennai Coastal Cleanup

The 6th edition of the Chennai Coastal Cleanup was one of the largest events organized in CTC’s entire history. Numerous like-minded souls with a shared passion for the environment and a vision for a green future worked tirelessly behind the scenes for 2 months to make it a big success. In this email I wish to recognize a few of our key contributors. Apologies upfront if I missed out anyone among these hundreds of volunteers:
Personalities from Mission CCC/6
Siva – One of CTC’s most selfless and tireless volunteers behind the scenes, driving force in our green team. Siva took care of a myriad of things day & night in CCC
Vinod Sundar – Main coordinator for registrations, working with corporates and participating groups, event mailers, involved in numerous aspects of the event
Nambi – driving force behind our youth awareness programs in schools through drawing competitions
Sinthu – took full responsibility for CCC’s awareness programs . Member of the flash mob, writing articles, etc.
Abirami – organized awareness programs in schools through drawing competitions, coordinated with Chennai Corporation for Marina wall paintings
Manoj – creative Davinci who created beautiful artworks, videos, mug designs, posters as part of our ongoing awareness
#NoPlasticChallenge – the awareness campaign which went viral on the social media. Original idea came from Lakshmi Narayanan and was further refined/enhanced/executed by Vinod Sankaran Rathnam  Vinoth also roped in our radio partner.
Thilak  – Media & Permissions
Ra.Aravind – coordinated with 10 regional NGOs and 9 cities across South India who joined forces alongside mission CCC under the India Clean Sweep umbrella campaign
Designers – Rajiv, Yazar, Shaik Hameed created numerous impactful designs, posters, banners which help us in carrying our message to the public
Kannan from ePageMaker provided his office space as a frequently visited venue for our ongoing planning meetings and practice for the flash mob teams
Deepak & Gupta – helped us in getting permission for the Flash Mob in Express Avenue Mall
Murugesan – provided lot of support, sponsorship, permissions
Aarthi – individually took interest in creating posters and printing them
Chithra – ever active & energetic girl with lots of enthusiasm & cheering others, active member of flash mob and contributor to other initiatives
Sudhir Sambandam  choreographer for Flash mob
Shyam Sundar – video recordings, arranging audio system for flash mob
Arun Krishnamurthy, Skits/Street play. Ex-Googler, founder of Environmentalist Foundation of India who is trying to restore numerous lakes around the city.
Bharathi scouts – MIME show

Mani Kandan – Approaching kabadiwala for recycling of plastics
Bala/Ram – Plastic Quiz, poster design to educate us on the impact of plastics
Masu – CTC Mugs, the paper cup terminator
Ela – CTC Stainless steel bottles, eliminator of the single use plastic bottles
Eswari, Ram – Apartment complexes segregation & recycling
Dawood – CCC/Corporates/Apartments waste mgmt – founder of from Earth Recycler
Sandhya Sourirajan – active CCC blogger. Her posts were shared on various new sites and blogs
Kannan, Dakshniamuurthi, Aswhin, Mathew, Parthasarathy, Radhika  – presenters of various workshops on green sustainable practices
Manikandan – t-shirts
Ganesh Gags – editing of promotional videos
Neelambari – creation of promotional videos

Aravind Krishamootrhy – refreshments and lots of other supporting activities
Poonkathirvelan Boopalan – transportation
Hema & Sundari – Event day coordination
Photography – Noel / Nivya
Karthik and team – first aid support through Alert !
Krishna – Yellow bags, plastic monsters
Karmu, paint box – wall painting at Marina and Thirunvanmyur.Fabulous job.  
Manoj kumar – nearly single handedly segregated the inventory materials that was distributed to all zone leads on Saturday
Praveen Kumar – garbage collection and transportation. Stayed back till corporation lorries returned back to recycle site
Chennai Corporation – for providing necessary permissions & lorries for trasporations. Chennai Police  for permisions & Nisha Thota from Clean Chennai for Coordinating with CTC.

Flash mob team – Abhishek, Ankita, arjun krishnan, arun karthik, Ashok kumar, ashwanth, Bhavya, chellababu, Deepak, dharm, Dinesh, Divya, Eswari, guru, gururaj, Hari, kaamaa, kaavya, Kamal kumar, karthik, karthikeyan, kathir, krishna, krithish babu, kumaresh Vinoth, Nikita, Peter Felix, Poorani, Praveen kumar, Praveen Kumar Sethu Madhavan, Praveen Perumal, Priya, raagavsai, Rishita, Santosh, Saranya, Shanu Divya, Siva, Sonia, Sudhakar, Sudharsana, Sudhir, Suganya, Suresh babu, swati, Vanathi, vighnesh, Vijay, Vinodh Balasubramaniam, Vinoth Langudurai, Vishnu Dayal, Vishnu Sharmam VithyaV, vizznu, yazar, balaji
All our zone leads who coordinated 5500 volunteers during Sunday’s beach and lake cleanup: Durai, Gokul, Venky, Swetha, Arul Lakshman, Kavith Janardhanan, Sulai , Prabhu Delhi Babu, Ganesh Kumar, Pratap, Ashok Rajendran, Jack, Vijayakumar Selvam, Gayathri, virapandy, Mahesh Kumar, Sheik Hameed, M.Balameenakshisundaram, Ganesh, Chitra, Karthik, Vinoth Sankaran, Velmurugan, Chellababu, aPrasanna Ravindran, Girish Chandran, G Arun Prasad, Sreenath Vasu, Satheesh, Sathishsayee, Ganesh, Muthu Kumaran, Aravind Srudhi, Satheesh, Elanchezhiyan, Harikumar S, Dakshinamurthy, Satheesh, Abdul, Vikram, Sanjeev Ramki, Muthamizhan, Sathish, Nambi, Ananth RamBaskar, deepak, mohanakrishnan, Praveen, Silambarasan, Vadivel, Arunajadesh, Yazar, Prabhakaran , Aarthi Rangarajan, Dinesh Kumar R, Srikrishna T V, Praveen, Arabind, Shyam, Ruthra, Magesh, Vibin, Manikandan, hemant vijayraj, Manikandan, Balaji Gunasekaran, Sheik Sameer, Anil Sharma, Vibrant Velachery team – Ram / Sudip, Kannan T K, Rajasekhar Reddy, R.Pramod Chakravarthy, Rutira, Titus, Mano, Shamini, Lakshminarayanan, Thanigaivel M, Anitha, Muthu Kumar Balagurusamy, Rutira, Karthik, Manikandaprabu, Ram, Gautham Chelladurai, Kathi, Muthukumar, Ravi Kumar, Vignesh, thomas, yuvaraj, Sundar, Karthik Thangavel, Ravi Kiran Reddy, Pugaz, RK, Karthik, Pramod Harith, Nakkeeran, Chitra Sharma, Krishnakumar, Ravi Kiran Reddy, Gowtham, Manojkumar P, Bala Paz, Shantha Laxmi, S. Siva Subramanian, Ravi Kiran Reddy, Yasmin (Namma beach namma Chennai), Murali Rangarajan, Vinodbala, Ravi Kiran Reddy, EFI,Thangasami Sivanu, Pallavi, Reeki Mishra, Vinoth Kumar, Sairam J, Aravind Krishnamoorthy, Dilleeshwara
Regional partners – Environmental Foundation of India, RAAC, MC3Trust, Anbum Aramum, Great Hyderabad Adventure Club, Nellai Nature Club, Sacred Heart Intl School, Maram Madurai, Natives of Thanjavur, MEECONS
  
Sponsors – Federal bank / Isha Homes / Olympia Tech / Green cafe / ACT / Ramco / GAVS / Saint Gobin / Cognizant/ Big FM / Thadani / ISKON
Partners – EFI / Earth Recycler / Uber / News 7
Pondicherry
CTC’s Pondy chapter rocked for the 2nd continuous year in organizing numerous awareness initiatives as part of the Pondicherry Coastal Cleanup:
Sathish, Manikandan, Kannan & Dheebika: Presentation to the School & College Students
Kalai, Arun, Santhosh: Video Screening at Beach Road
Siva, Geetha & Raji: Walkathon & Cycle Rally 
Kannan, Ilampirai & Santhosh: Flashmob & Cultural Events
Manimozhi, Vasanth & Prasad: Writeups & Posters
Puthuvai Saravanan, Venkat Siva & Padmanaban: Mime acting
Nikhil, Dharani & Madhavan: Photography
Arun JP, Ramanujam, Dharani, Sathish & Manikandan: Permissions
Brinda, Manimozhi & Kannan: Participants confirmation & Call Coordination
Participating Companies
ABCO Advisory Services India Pvt Ltd Innowave Healthcare SARDAR VALLABHAI PATEL SPORTS ACADEMY
Adityaa Agro Little Flowers School and Avvai Home Seashore Town Plot Owners and Residents Association
Ameex Technologies Isha Homes India Private Limited SharePoint Frontier
ANCESTORS EDUCATION (P) LTD J.K FENNER INDIA LIMITED Shell’s colleagues
AROBOT Chennai Jade payments sohes
Art of Living Jeevitham SPAAAK
Aspire Systems Limited K2B Solutions St. Mary’s Educational Trust
Atmel R&D India Pvt Ltd K7 Computing pvt ltd Students
AWARE Karky Research Organization SUBHAS Scout Group
Barclays Shared Services kidobotikz Sundram Fasteners Limited
Bharathi Scout Group L & T Infotech Symrise Private Limited
Bhumi Land mark Constructions Synergy Maritime Private Limited
Care and welfare Lenox Tambram thunderbolt running group
Caterpillar – ATS, India LET US CLEAN CHENNAI Tata Consultancy Services
Chennai Astronomy Club Lions Club of Chennai Triplicane Techdew UX Design & Consulting Firm
Chennai Runners Marina Minnals Lister Metropolis Techfront friends forum
Chennai Volunteers MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA LTD MRV The Anthem of the Phoenix
Chromepet Cheetahs Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Ltd The Crew
CMA CGM Shared Service Centre India Pvt.Ltd Mobius knowledge services The Megha Foundation-Saranalaya children
CNSI Momentive Performance Materials (India) Pvt Ltd Thiruvalluvar Gurugulam School
Cognizant My Master, Chrompet Thomson Reuters
CPS Global School Namma Beach Namma Chennai Thozhan
CSC India Pvt Ltd NiN Society UST Global
Dell Business Process Solution India Pvt Ltd Nokia Networks Verizon
DEVI ACADEMY SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY Vernalis
Dr.Gupta’s Dental Specialties Centre p.s.senior secondary school Vibrant Vellachery
Ernst & Young Foundation Panayur Friends Group Virtusa Software Services
Federal Bank Ltd Paperman Visual BI Solutions
Freshdesk Pasumai Visumbu Org
Frost & Sullivan Patel Scouts & Guides VRV
GAVS Technologies Pvt. Ltd PerkinElmer Healtcare WABCO India Limited
Give Smiles Ponnovi Creatives WCCG
GLD MOVEMENT Prokarma Softech Pvt Ltd, DLF wipro technologies
Heat and Control (South Asia) Pvt Ltd. Quadrant 4 Software Solutions(p) Ltd Xpitax Solution Pvt ltd
HLL Biotech Limited Rapid Response Yaavaarkum
HTC Global Services Inc Royal Bank of Scotland YOUTH FOR SEVA
Hyatt Regency Chennai RR Donnelley Aam Aadmi Party – TNtt
ICON Clinical Research Saggezza India Pvt Ltd
iNautix Technologies India Private Ltd Saint Gobain Research India

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