Ashok Nidgal is a good samaritan of Jaynagar who has spent his adult life as a social worker. He follows the simple philosophy of observing, reporting and following up on civic issues until it is sorted out with no real concern for the recognition of his tireless efforts. He started social work in 1977, he later took on full time social work and has been at it for more than thirty years.
His notable efforts in the Jayanagar East and Pattabhirama Nagar wards include de-silting drains, replanting fallen trees, and taking the initiative to ensure the road leading to the Jayadeva Hospital was free of parked vehicles and street vendors. Empowered by the B.CLIP-1 program and armed with the proper knowledge and know-how, he is currently working on rain water harvesting projects for government offices, groundwater recharging and solar energy for the city.
Ashok capably runs the Civic Hub office at Jayanagar. According to Ashok, being a social worker is an everyday job and is everyone’s responsibility. He is passionate about reforming the system of government to be more people centric and putting an end to the practice of paid votes during elections. He wishes to see more citizens involved at the grassroots level in politics.
Contact Details : Phone : +91 9341211788
Address : # 1796, 40A Cross, 9th Block, Jayanagar, 560069.