Shantharam Umanath Shenai

Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 1996

Citation

This profile was prepared when Shantharam Umanath Shenai was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Introduction
Shantaram Umanath Shenai ("Shantu"), who is popularly known in and around India's commercial capital of Mumbai (Bombay) as the "Garbage Guru," is successfully demonstrating "earthworm technology" for recycling and sustainable ecological re-development.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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