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Safeguarding Mumbai's Pyaavs: In Conversation with Umesh Nagarkar

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Umesh Nagarkar while talking to Swapna Joshi elaborates on the role of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation in restoration measures being conducted for pyaavs in the city

 

Umesh Nagarkar talks about the role of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai as a funding agency and a strong backbone in the restoration projects of pyaavs, or drinking water fountains in Mumbai. He also speaks of the need for greater public awareness in preserving these antiquities and thereby making public-private contributions more successful. The focus of his talk is on protecting and safe-guarding pyaavs as a collective responsibility that needs to be borne by civic bodies, trained professionals and also laymen.