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Source: Terracon Ecotech Pvt. Ltd.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:17 AM IST (05:47 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Environment, People; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Agriculture, Water; Technology
Release no: 19542
Dr. Ramesh Madav: The Man Behind Tree Census in India, Successfully Tests GPS/GIS Enabled Tree Census
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) -- Dr. Ramesh Madav, Chairman, Enbitech & CEO of Terracon Ecotech Pvt Ltd, successfully tested the most modern Tree Census Methods, using GPS & GIS. The testing was done in presence of various technocrats, Municipal Corporation & Government representatives. This is for the first time in India that such sophisticated technology will be used on such a grand scale. Having completed Tree Census for Municipal Corporations of Thane, Nanded, Mira Bhayendar, Kalyan Dombivali, Navi Mumbai, Nashik and Greater Mumbai, Dr. Madav has become synonymous with Tree Census in India. Dr. Ramesh Madav, Founder & CEO of Terracon Ecotech Pvt. Ltd has been involved in various organisations & NGO's for over two decades and has become an authority on Tree Census in India.
With extensive experience & research, Dr. Ramesh Madav, now has upgraded the Tree Census activity with modern technology & gadgets such as GIS & GPS, which will not only increase the accuracy, but will also bring in state-of-the-art upgradation of the activity. The next Tree Census of the Thane Municipal Corporation, which is due soon, would be done using the GPS technology. Dr. Ramesh Madav, recently successfully tested the Digitisation of Tree census through the GPS & GIS.
"I have always believed in making use of technology to the benefit of mankind, especially in the environment field, as technology can help us achieve greater & accurate results" quips Dr. Ramesh Madav. This would be the second tree census conducted by Dr. Ramesh Madav for the Thane Municipal Corporation; the first tree census for Thane Municipal Corporation was conducted in 2002. "With modernization of the technology we will move from Tree Census to Tree inventory, as the entire data would be accessible on your desktop, for any addition or deletion of the trees, which will help the municipal corporations to keep a tab on Tree felling & new plantations", adds Dr. Ramesh Madav, Founder & CEO, Terracon Ecotech Pvt. Ltd.
Terracon Ecotech is already in advanced stage of talks with the various municipal corporations across India such as Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad etc. Terracon, is a leader in this category of tree census in India, & have developed indigenous software, which is another first in the country.
About Dr. Ramesh Madav
Dr. Ramesh Madav, a doctorate in environmental science, along with M.Sc (Agri), is a well known consultant in the area of horticultural development including landscaping. He has worked on numerous agricultural estates for planning and development. Dr. Madav has been responsible for starting companies with focus on environment and agriculture viz. Green Guard, Madav Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and Environmental Restoration Consultants Pvt. Ltd. He is also the chairman of the Environment and Biotechnology Foundation (ENBITECH), an NGO undertaking environment related projects for social and government sector. Dr. Madav's other specific interests include Rural & Agricultural Project Planning, Water Resource and Watershed Management, Environmental Impact Assessment & Management Plan, Land Use Planning.
Dr. Madav is currently working with the various civic bodies for creating inventories of trees. He has been associated with agricultural and environmental development projects for 25 years. Dr. Madav is also an Approved Valuer for Agricultural Lands (CAT II/2 of 1988) and Life Member of Institution of Valuers, New Delhi for the assets in the class of Agricultural Lands (F-9217). He is also visiting faculty at SNDT Women's University, Mumbai & University of Mumbai (Garware Institute of Career Education and Development) for Agri Business Management curriculum. An authority on agri-business & environment, he has number of publications and proceedings at his credit.
He has completed advanced training in Irrigation & Extension in Israel and Australia along with professional trainings in Remote Sensing, Sustainable Agriculture, Watershed Development and EIA.
About Terracon Ecotech Pvt. Ltd
Terracon is an end-to-end service provider offering sustainable solutions, from analysis to evaluation, including implementation. Our strength is that we are a one-stop-shop with implementation / execution capability. Having worked with many corporates, government bodies, corporations, etc, the Terracon team has a proven track record, which spans over two decades.
Our endeavour is to help Corporates, SEZ's, Township Developers, Government bodies, Municipal Corporations, and Development institutes undertake environment-friendly sustainable development.
We at Terracon, believe in development for the economic and societal progress. We strongly advocate development, provided, it is sustainable. We believe that every development in the world must have the enthusiasm to co-create the sustainable plans, which will ensure that the ecological balance is not lost. We deliver solutions that can mitigate the impact of the development, in areas such as Eco-Restoration, Green Belt Development, Corporate Environment Planning, Development Planning, Environment Impact Assessment, Tree Census, etc. Having completed 8 tree censuses for various municipal corporations, Terracon is a leader in tree census in the country. Terracon is a professionally managed environment solution provider, run by a team of professionals, headed by Dr. Ramesh Madav, CEO, on truly international techniques & standards
Susil S. Dungarwal, Director - Marketing, Terracon Ecotech Pvt. Ltd., +91 (022) 26122478, email@example.com
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