Sandhya Prakash (nee Sandhya Raghavan) who belonged to the MMS batch
of 1987 is currently creating waves in the UAE with a campaign that
shes spearheading. The My Bag My Earth campaign launched in
conjunction with Dubai Municipality and International Humanitarian
City involves government and non-government organizations with the
aim of reducing the usage of plastic bags in the region.
Supermarket packers are being trained to offer fewer plastic bags
when packing shopping at checkouts and also the Dubai Municipality
and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV)
recently announced the Green Store awards,
which will reward stores that take steps to reduce the number of
plastic bags used. Sandhya is currently a creative director of
projects at the IAHV.