Articles by Aditya Rao

Aditya Rao is a citizen of Bengaluru. His interests vary from cooking, baking, gardening, water conservation and recycling to rainwater harvesting, DIY, automobiles and the environment. He is actively involved with the running of his RWA Ittina Anai and is an active member of Bangalore Apartments' Federation. Post a 27-year career in Sales with IT majors like Dell, Lenovo, HPE and Arcserve, he founded a startup Greentivity ( which is into sewage and water treatment.

Bengaluru has been steadily growing vertically with more and more highrise apartment complexes being constructed. Gardening enthusiasts lament the loss of green cover and space for growing their own flowers and vegetables. But green-thumbed residents of Ittina Anai apartment at Bellandur have shown that they can create their own paradise on their terrace. Apartment resident Aditya Rao, who is part of this terrace garden initiative, shares their story. Having grown up on a farm with lots of trees and abundant vegetable patches, apartment living was an adjustment. Whilst I craved to recreate our childhood experiences of living amongst greenery, space…

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