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Corporate identity number :U90000DL2012PLC234831

BASIX Municipal Waste Ventures Ltd. (BMWV) are conducting integrated solid waste management including primary doorstep collection, sorting, recycling, and composting with various Urban Local Bodies and Resident Welfare Associations covering approximately 2,90,000 households. The waste management activity would be carried out by a model waste picker group trained by BMWV to provide efficient, timely and quality integrated solid waste management services to citizens. The benefits include averting 70 - 80% of garbage from the dumpsite and near perfect compliance with the Municipal Solid Waste Rules 2016. BMWV provide sustainable livelihoods to the most marginalized urban community of waste pickers, decrease general public exposure to 22 vector-borne illnesses from waste and reduce total Greenhouse Gases.

About BMWV

  • Incorporated in March 2012 after culmination of 4.5 years of action research work done by Indian Grameen Services and the experience gained from working in MP, AP and Bihar
  • The aim of the action research project was to establish an end to end waste management system working with multiple stake holders –households, rag-pickers, urban local bodies.
  • Follows MSW Rules 2016 of Solid Waste Management in India


Board of Directors:

  • Mr. Joeseph Madiath - Chairperson



  • Mr. Joeseph Madiath Mr. Joeseph Madiath, Chairperson He is co-founder and Executive Director of Gram Vikas a Non-Government Organization working with the underprivileged section of rural Orissa. He works in the field of rural development in the areas of education; health, rural energy and infrastructure, livelihood and food security, sustainable environment. Gram Vikas has received several national and international awards in recognition of their work, including the Allan Shawn Feinstein the World Habitat Award, 2003 and World Water Grand Prize, 2006, Joe Madiath was selected as outstanding social entrepreneur by Schwab Foundation, 2000 and by Skoll Foundation in 2006.

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  • Mr. Arijit Dutta - Director



  • Mr. Arijit Dutta Mr. Arijit Dutta, Director Arijit has over 25 years of experience in the development sector with reputed national and international organizations. Arijit’s key skills include programme design, implementation and evaluation, and analysis of policies and institutional strategies in rural livelihoods, institutional development, micro finance and natural resource management. Arijit has been instrumental in experimenting business correspondent model with various banks and technology service providers, as part of BASIX Group initiative on financial inclusion. The different experiments being tried out, which resulted in enhancing the understanding and the skill sets to make the model a viable and feasible instrument of increasing financial services outreach. Arijit has been exposed to both working with cutting edge workers as well as senior and policy level professionals and institutions. Arijit studied Agricultural sciences and also attended the international training program on microfinance organised by Boulder Institute. Arijit also spearheaded the team for Study and design of irrigation finance with special emphasis on small & marginal farmers; Promoting large networks of Soy Producers.


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  • Mr. Mihir Sahana - Director



  • Mr. Mihir Sahana Mr. Mihir Sahana, Managing Director of the Company has a basic background of agriculture and postgraduate degree in rural management from IRMA and a mid career post Graduation Degree in Development Studies from The University of Manchester, UK. He has worked for more than 15 years with a host of national NGO, INGO, Corporate and Government. His initial career with PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action – a national NGO working across India) exposed him to the grassroots realities of rural poor and he worked with PRADAN’s Natural Resource Management Team. His stint with the Bihar State Dairy (a state government enterprise) and then in Dabur has helped him pick up necessary skills of achieving steep targets, sales and marketing and also developing a good understanding both the corporate and a government run enterprises. He finally shifted to the livelihood sector and joined an international and corporate NGO, IDE International, with a mission to promote livelihoods of small and marginal farmers by identifying, developing and promoting appropriate technologies using principles of marketing to achieve scale and sustainability. He joined the Sr. Management Team of BASIX and is involved in developing a host of innovative products and processes by provisioning of financial services both in the farm and non-farm sector, provisioning of innovative business development services and developing linkage with corporate and technology provider like Pepsico, ITC, ICAR institutions etc and institutional development services in collaboration with various Government Department.


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  • Mr. Devarakonda Sattaiah - Director



  • Mr. Devarakonda Sattaiah Mr. Devarakonda Sattaiah, Director has over 24 years of experience including a tenure of 20 years with BASIX Group dealing with Microcredit and Micro Insurance Operations with nearly 2 million credit customers, USD 450 million in loans outstanding and over 3.8 million insurance covers. He has got track record of starting and expanding businesses. Managed the Human Resource function for the same company with over 8,000 people in hundreds of locations. Exposed to some of the best management education in the world at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and to all round leadership exposure that is unique to the BASIX Group. He comes with strong hold on operations process, mechanism, planning, tools and monitoring and mentoring practice. He served as Head of Human Resources (HR), Insurance Vertical, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Director Strategic Products in Bhartiya Samruddhi Finance Limited. He comes with strong familiarity with the rural realities, dynamics and customer knowledge. He is a post graduate in Management with a bachelor degree in Maths, Physics and Chemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He is the designated as Managing Director of Bhartiya Samruddhi Investments and Consulting Services Limited.


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  • Mr. Bhagirathi Mohan Raj - Director



  • Mr. Bhagirathi Mohan Raj Mr. Bhagirathi Mohan Raj, Director Corporate Finance Executive offering over 20 years of experience in building and advising corporates through complex, restructuring, international consulting and capital market transactions. A strategic leader supporting operations within consulting, sales, analytics and business development areas in a social enterprise group. Accomplished in structuring and negotiating transactions in favourable terms with commercial and investment banks. Accountable for multi-million dollar budgets and allocating resources to exceed utilisation and profit. Excellent track record of documenting contributions leading to improved financial performance, streamlining, reorganizing, heightening productivity and enhance internal controls. A post graduate in Financial Management and an alumni of ISB.


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    Van Route Map Ward Wise Residents bringing in their segregated waste and BMW staffer using a stick to ensure it does not spill out Indore Municipal Corporation Sanitation Inspectors with Jeep, Loudspeakers and Walkie Talkies