We are glad to introduce "Green Thumb" as an N G O which is a Voluntary Charitable Trust (Foundation) registered with the Govt. of India under Bombay Public Trusts Act 1950. `Green Thumb' Environment Protection Group has its Headquarters at Pune . It consists of volunteers from all walks of life including school / college students, women, environment conscious citizens including some ex-servicemen. .

The organization is engaged in rendering yeoman service to the most critical issues of ecological restoration in and around Pune . Periodically it organizes environment awareness programs to include nature cure trails , nature photo contests , eco-rallies, lectures , seminars etc…for the youth and the children on charitable basis .It has successfully undertaken development of wasteland into self-generating ecosystem by way of ‘Shramdan’ on a narrow strip of Nala, which was heavily overgrazed by stray goats ,pigs, buffaloes and cattle. It aims at creating an island of greenery amidst an urban concrete jungle continuously under threat of environmental pollution by civic and industrial activities.

The organization has a strong team of highly qualified professional and technocrats with expertise ,training and wide ranging experience acquired by them through their close association with leading national and multinational organizations . It under takes following important activities that are of great economic importance in view of the globalization of economy under WTO agreement and the other international agreements in the international trade, commerce and human development projects.


Lt Col Suresh Patil (retd) is a well known environmentalist with an excellent service record with the Armed Forces. He is Managing Trustee of GREEN THUMB, India. GREEN THUMB is a well known Environment Protection Group, working under eminent Trusteeship of Padmabhushan Shri Annasaheb Hazare and Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil. Col. Patil has implanted several prestigious environmental management projects in civil and cantonment areas.

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A - Nehru Marg, Off Ghorpadi Bazar,
Pune - 411001 (Maharashtra) India
Phone: 0091 9371 202875 , 0091 937 2468547