About Us

Nature Conservation through  Awareness and Action

Maharashtra Vruksha Samvardhini (MVS) is a pioneer NGO tirelessly working in the field of Environment and making Pune Green for last more than  27 years . Eminent Botanist Late Dr.V.D.Vartak who has done pioneering work on Devrai and sacred forest founded MVS in 1989 along with likeminded experts like Shri.Yashwantrao Jadhav, ex IGR forests Shri Prabhakar Pandit Sir and others. Vartak Sir during his life time had published more than 100 research papers on Devrai and even today any research paper is not complete without a reference to Dr.V.D.Vartak Sir’s work.

Moto of MVS is Nature Conservation through Awareness and Action and so naturally MVS is organising monthly lectures consistently for more than 25 years on various aspects of conservation MVS also organises seminars film shows and Lecture series to enhance the awareness in different sections of society.

We are implementing different conservation action plans like Technical guidance to Dhyana Watika an afforestation programme in Chinmay Vibhooti Complex Kolwan .An eco-restoration  project at Khadki Cantonment and Ammunition Factory area

MVS is registered as under Bombay Public Trusts Act and donations to MVS are eligible for deduction under section 80 G of Income Tax Act