What is iamgurgaon?
Iamgurgaon is a citizens initiative aimed at awakening a responsible, aware & vigilant populace …to make our city a better place to live in .We work only on the Environment ,in a collaborative partnership to effect change.
How did iamgurgaon start ?
iamgurgaon was started by Latika Thukral , Swanzal Kak Kapoor & Ambika Agarwal , who are citizens of the city ,who wanted to make a difference in their city. It was started on 31st March 2009.
How can I volunteer ?
Imagurgaon totally works on volunteering. We are happy to have you volunteer with us based on your experience & interest. We always need help during the plantation months , social media , designing etc.
Do you offer internships ? Are they paid or unpaid ?
We look forward to young kids working with us . We offer unpaid internships. We do offer a certificate once 30 hours of work are completed with us.
How can I donate ? Will I get tax benefit ?
Iamgurgaon is an NGO & we have 80G & FCRA . Please look at our website for more details.
What is the best time for planting ?
We plant only three months in a year, during the monsoon months ,( dates vary with monsoon dates) mainly from 2nd week July – 15th Sept .
Can I bring my own saplings for planting ?
We plant only local species & have created our own nursery . We do not allow any other species to be planted .
What is the cost of planting ?
The cost of a sapling is Rs. 650 with maintenance of 3 years . We do boast of creating a habitat rather than just planting trees .
Can I buy saplings from your Nursery ?
What are your projects?
Please look at our website for details.
How are your projects funded ?
All our projects are funded by the corporate & we have worked with over 80 corporates , We also have personal donors who support us in our projects.
Who owns the land?
All our projects are done in collaboration with the City Government & we sign an MOU to work on their land .