2015 Eco Friendly Ganesha Stalls @ Bangalore


This is our 6th year of the campaign and like every year, To Make A Difference made huge difference in the use of Eco-Friendly Ganeshas for the festival instead of Plaster of Paris. Eco Friendly Ganesha were delivered to apartment assodications and public. Also, stalls were placed at various places in Bangalore by TMAD to increase availability of Clay Ganesha idols for Eco friendly lovers. 

Our initiative was hugely appreciated by public. We are overwhelmed to share the responses from people who have been following our campaign and joined hands with us by ordering/using Eco-Friendly Ganesha idols every year.

Special Thanks:

·         Mr Satya Gubba for providing free space to dump idols in Bellandur near by our stalls

·         Mrs Shilpa Abhilash Reddy B for giving permission to put a stall @ BBMP Park in Thippasandra

·         Mrs Gayatri (RIMRS, Palamaneru) for coordinating with the Potter/Vendor in Palamaneru

·         Mr Chaitanya V for volunteering to deliver idols in Green Glen Layout (Bellandur) and Sarjapura Road


  1.  Delivered/Sold 927 idols
  2.  20 Big (3ft) Idols sold (last year count: 2 only)
  3.  Like every year, we have put stalls @  
    •  BEML Layout (near Balaji temple)
    •  Sarjapur Road (at Spring Fields Apartment Entrance)
    •  Adrash Palm Retreat Apts (near Intel)
  4. To reach more people, we have put stalls first time @
    •  Mantri Tranquil apartment (Kanakapura)
    •  DivyaShree Elan apartment (Sarjapura road)
    •  Inorbit Mall (Whitefield)
    •  BBMP Park (Thippasandra)
  5. Published about our initiative in Times of India (Bangalore Times) on 12th Sep. Click here for the article

Coordinators: Srinivas D, Kamalnath N, Anil kumar BVN and Pavan Pyda


Volunteers: Sagar M, Rasil, Charan Raja, Kiran Gudimetla, Suresh Pyda, Vani Pyda, Eswar Reddy, Satvika Pyda, Akhil Pyda, Krishna Rao Sir, Sukumar Pyda, Pradeep Bandarla, Abdul (Truck Driver), Chaitanya V, Sreekanth Anne, Saravanan Govindan, Arunkanth T and Swetha Pyda

Photos: Click Here



               Appreciations from Public


Mrs. Vandana Nigam, Adarsh Palm Retreat Gulmohar
 This was the second year that Tmad setup a stall in Adarsh Palm Retreat Gulmohar (tower1). Thank you for a wonderful job. We were very happy that your volunteers managed the stall end to end - they set up the stall and did the sale.

      Our committee has been educating residents to have green events. Residents were told to stay away from plaster of paris idols (Pop) or idols with toxic paint. So, residents appreciated the ease with which they could get clay idols without toxic paint.  The children got to make their own clay idols with the leftover clay that you gave us. We even purchased our community idol (3 ft) from you. You have proven that clay idols look just as beautiful. The environment pays a huge price; so you don't need Pop or toxic paint to make the celebrations any greater.  

      Many thanks for promoting a green Ganesha festival. Hope to see you at our premises next year    

Mrs. Nandhini Sriraaman, Adarsh Rhythm Apartment, Bannerghatta Road
We are happy with the entire process of ordering except a small delay in the delivery of the idol. The quality if the idol was satisfactory.

Mr. Thimmaiah KS, Mahaveer Seasons Apartment, HSR Layout
This was a wonderful idea by TMAD team & we would like to thank you all for your time, effort & patience in this regard. We would thank the entire TMAD team for the same......
We didn't find any quality issues with the Ganesha idol. But the size of the idol we received was small due the mix up happened in the last movement, that's OK. But i'm sorry, i don't have any photos to send now. Let me check on this.
Our request is please continue your good work, we'll  encourage & support you in future as well.


Mr. Ramesh Sistla, Mohana Apartment, Haralur

I've been blindly coming back to your team to provide Ganeshas at cost price to interested people in our layout for five years now. That itself is a testimony of the reliability and service you and your team are offering. Kudos to you. I pray Lord Ganesha to bless you all with happiness, health and unbounded zeal to serve. The fish are breathing a bit easier and the soil is a bit better thanks to your efforts.

Mr. Vijai P R, Ushodaya Marvel Apartment, Bellandur

Excellent initiative. Please keep it up. See if prices can be reduced a bit.               

Mrs. Sudha Bhat, Mantri Tranquil Apartment, Gubbala

Thank you very much for the eco friendly Ganesha. The process was simple and not complicated.

Mrs. Padma Venkat, Sobha Dahlia, Bellandur

I think the entire process was very nice. This is our third year in buying the eco friendly Ganesha from TMAD. 

Thank you very much for the great work that you all are doing. 

Mr. Nisheeth Tak, Mahaveer Varna Apartment, Kannamangala

I am so happy to do the business with you and really appreciate your work to provide eco-friendly idols.

Only thing was that there was no variety like size and color too. For next year I'd like to have 5ft idol with some nature color on it.

Otherwise our all it was a great experience to work with you.

Keep it up!

Mrs. Rama Devi Venkateswaran, Mantri Tranquil Apartment, Gubbala

Really a great experience. You were thoroughly professional as appreciated by many of my friends too in our complex. 

The seamless process of ordering online prompt delivery advance information eco friendly Ganesha at the affordable price and last but not least the awesome idols so divine. ....can't fully express my happiness brought by your team. Thank you so much. 

Keep doing the same year after year as I have decide to get my Ganesha only from you. 

Mrs. Harini Muralidharan, Sobha Dahlia Apartment, Bellandur

Would like to thank you for your excellent service : prompt delivery, good quality and good customer service for the Eco friendly Ganesha. Will definitely purchase this again next year.

Mr. Radhai Pennagaram, Sobha Daisy Apartment, Bellandur

It was a good job done and I am really impressed with your service and the quality.

Mrs. Lakshmi Prasanna, DSR Woodwinds Apartment, Sarjapura Road

Thanks TMAD, though I could not get home delivery, I liked the concept. I purchased one outside springfield apartments and the visarjan process was guilt free :) 

Mr. Ganesh Marappa, Sannidhi Paradise Apartment, Bellandur

The idol was good and I would like to purchase through you every year.

Mr. Senapiratti Krishnamurthy, Mantri Tranquil Apartment, Gubbala

Excellent iniative.but for home delivery we would not hv opted though we welcome eco friendly ideas.The entire process was user friendly. Congrats. Keep it up.

Mr. Siddharth Srivastava, Sobha Amethyst Apartment, Whitefield

It was a wonderful experience ordering Ganesha idol through TMAD,BLR; Your team was very professional from onset - ordering the idol was smooth process, all updates on the order and delivery were provided on time, good communication through mail and phone. Delivery team lead by Mr. Sreenivas was on time and handled it very professionally.
The 3 feet Ganesha idol was very good, each detail carved out professionally and the idol was praised by people who attended the pooja.

 Keep up the good work! Look forward to order from you again next year


Mrs. Neha Sehgal, Golden Woods Apartment, Kasavanahalli

Thanks a lot for the beautiful Ganesha idols. Your team was very quick and responsive in arranging the idols. In fact on request we got our idols way in time which really helped. We painted our Ganesha idol ourselves. Sharing a few pics with you. Hope to see them on your website. 

Mrs. Vaishalee Ambavale, Sobha Dahlia Apartment, Bellandur

I was very happy with the service. Your web form gave me problem since it was not working in chrome but once order was accepted it was no hassle.
The idol was nice and I was happy with the details. I hope we will get different mould next year.

Mr. Kishore RVK, Akme Harmony Apartment, Bellandur

We are pretty happy with the Ganesha and your service.  I strongly believe that its a great service to the society.

Mrs. Sujatha Ratnala, Prakruthi Enclave Apartment, Jeevanbhima Nagar

Like always, appreciate your effort in distributing Eco Ganeshas in our apartment.They came in different designs and were very beautifully crafted. 

On the day of delivery, I was a little concerned as the phone lines were not reachable easily and there was a delay. May be the driver number / time of delivery can be intimated to avoid worry.

Mr. Srinivasan N, Mantri Tranquil Apartment, Gubbala

This initiative is certainly welcome.  Thank you for doing this.  I think your process went on as planned & delivery happened as committed.  Communication by SMS was helpful.

Mrs. Anandhi Balaji, Sobha Quartz Apartment, Bellandur

The ordering process was so very easy. Delivered it on time. Pls let us know next time also.

Mr. Murali Mohan, Whitestone Landmark Apartment, Kadugodi

I would link to thank TMAD for making Eco Friendly Ganesha idol, it is very good initiative and I strongly support this environment friendly concept. 

What I like the most is, the finishing of the clay idol and the friendly people who took order and door delivered the idols. I have ordered 2 idols, one for my Apartment association and one for my home. 

You can confirm my next years your order now itself. :-) 

Once again, Thank you TMAD

Mr. Thangavelu S, Aakruti Amity Apartment, Electronic City

It was nice experience buying Idol from TMAD

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