South Asia

We have a number of programs both through ESRAG
and Rotary International that need your help.


Key Information

Countries Included in Region

Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Leaders of Chapter

Dr. Meenakshi Venkataraman

Official Regional Links

About Our Chapter

Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG) was formed to empower members of the Rotary Family worldwide to promote and support ventures that safeguard the environment, ecology, and habitats and also empower communities whose survival, livelihoods, and identities pivot on the former. For climate change combat depends on such sustainable pursuits of enterprise and development programs beyond mantras of growth and bottom lines.

ESRAG envisions itself as a platform for advising, coordinating, and supporting such efforts. This it does by utilizing its unique database, roping in experts and domain specialists, and also mobilizing funds for sustainable ventures and programs. ESRAG also as part of its awareness campaigns shares information with clubs and communities on the global humanitarian crisis precipitated by climate change and enabling ways and means by which sustainability discourse informs every program and action of Rotary.

Our action model:

Initiate environmental service projects, identify environmental leaders within the Rotary world, assist them and ensure the projects undertaken bear fruition. ESRAG South Asia covers India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and the Maldives. We are looking for Rotarians who are deeply concerned with issues of ecological and environmental degradation, towards the correction of which they bring their expertise, commitment, and energies and inter alia do their bit in confronting the climate change crisis.

Please join us and help Rotarians in this region achieve their service goals through initiatives that address environmental issues in your respective chapters.


Featured Events

Monthly Regional Chapter meetings.

No monthly meetings are held at this time.


ESRAG Project Seminar: Adopt a River/UNEP
Speaker: Salvador Rico
Topic: A discussion about the Adopt a River and UNEP Rotary Program
March 29th 2023 at 2:00 pm
More info

Pack with Care!
Speaker: Fiona Thompson
Topic: trends in sustainable packaging, plus new regulations for UK and Europe
March 29th 2023 at 7:30 pm
More info

ESRAG Project Seminar: Sustainable RICON 2023
Speaker: Pat Armstrong/Deniz Vural
Topic: See how our RICON 2023 is practicing sustainability!
April 5th 2023 at 2:00 pm
More info


Featured Projects

A few of the projects our regional chapter is and has been involved in.


Featured News

AgriVoltaics: Revolutionary Sustainability Solution for Indian Farmers

AgriVoltaics: Revolutionary Sustainability Solution for Indian Farmers

Switching from diesel to solar-powered pumps is saving Indian farmers money and slashing emissions. Rtn. Jaideep Malaviya explains how Rotarians can leverage government subsidies to deliver better rural income and health, and conserve groundwater.

Form your own committee.

Learn more about how to form your own Club
or District Environmental Sustainability Committee.