India Youth For Society (IYFS), an accredited organization to UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), was established in 2011 with head quarters at Visakhapatnam. The Society has grown from few nominal members to 34 active and efficient group members including volunteers. IYFS has four principal organs: Executive Committee, Big Brothers, Advisors Group and Review Committee. The Society runs its campaigns in Eluru, and Hyderabad.
- To teach the students in schools about conservative methods and create environmental awareness in all aspects.
- To implement plastic pollution preventive measures through awareness campaigns, regular cleaning activities and handling plastic scrap mechanically
- To work on water conservation and to restore the polluted ponds, lakes and water tanks
- To help unemployed youth with mentorship and assist them with opportunities in waste management or any other fields
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead