In January 2016 Company in the name of Marathwada Environmental Care Cluster (MECC) was Formed under section 8 of Companies Act of India. Which is a Non Profit Company.Mr. B.S. Khose was the Founder Chairman. Mr. Ram Bhogale lead the Company during 2017-18. As on today Mr. Rishi Bagla is the President of the Company.
While extending the work of the Company in the City of Aurangabad it was launched under the Project Aurangabad First. In 2018 Company got Aurangabad First registered as official Trademark under social platform.
Marathwada Environmental Care Cluster (MECC) is founded by a visionary entrepreneur Mr. B.S. Khose for sustainable development & inclusive growth of this region as well as to help attracting investment. Roots of MECC goes back to 2009 when Mr. B.S Khose started tree plantation in sport authority of India (SAI) & various places in MIDC Waluj by investing own funds to increase green cover of this region. From 2009 to 2012 thousand of trees with proper care for their survival and growth were planted.
Looking at the success & purity of this mission, many entrepreneurs in MIDC Waluj inspired and joined this mission. Now this mission has become a movement for clean & green MIDC Waluj. Global Development forum (GDF), a registered trust was formed in 2012 to make this movement more effective. Small scale entrepreneurs particularly MASSA participated actively and then other industrial associations like CMIA, CII, WIA as well as MIDC & MPCB also joined.
In 2013 mega project of cleaning Waluj MIDC by collecting all the garbage accumulated for more than 30 years in MIDC area spread over 3000 acres was started. Accordingly with lot of planning & elaborate preparation Maha Swachhtaa Abhiyan was conducted from 21st Feb 2015 to 27th Feb 2015 under GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM.
In this Abhiyan all the industrialists & their staff were directly involved and about 2000 Mt of garbage was collected. Hundreds of peoples were on road in each sector for one week and mission was a grand success.