By OUR STAFF REPORTER
NEW DELHI, 6 Dec: Environmentalist, social worker, Kathak dancer, filmmaker, poetess and promoter of the Namami Gange Project, Aarushi Nishank shared her views on ‘Climate Action: Moving ecosystem from grey to green’ at the ‘India Sustainable Dialogue 4.0’ organised by the UN Global Compact. The event was attended by experts to discuss the social, economic and environmental challenges that India faces. Speaking on the occasion, Arushi Nishank focused on the advanced research and industry’s latest development. She said, “There are several economic, social and environmental advantages of green infrastructure that comprise better and more employment, relief from air and noise pollution, storm water management, balance in biodiversity and improved marketability of buildings.” Aarushi is a promoter of the Central Government’s Namami Gange Project as well as the National Convener of ‘Sparsh Ganga’, a dedicated campaign for the promotion and cleanliness of the Himalayas and rivers. Aarushi is a disciple of well-known Kathak Guru Birju Maharaj and is an artist of the Council of India Foreign Cultural Relations. Apart from Kathak, Aarushi has been involved in environmental, women empowerment, and cleanliness and protection of the holy Ganga River and its tributaries, for the last 10 years.