AAP Candidate for Assembly Election - 2018

Santosh Nargund: Hubli-Dharwad Central Constituency, Karnataka

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Santosh Nargund

Santosh Nargund's Profile

Santosh Nargund is a senior Aerospace Specialist and seasoned Civic Activist. Santosh completed his B.E. and M.Tech. from B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engg. & Tech. with distinction and joined the Ministry of Defence as a Scientist in development of the Military Fighter, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)–Tejas. He studied Aeronautical Engineering in MIT, Chennai, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam's Alma Mater. He has studied Leadership in Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru (IIM‑B). After having a very successful career in Aerospace Industry for over 15 years in Government and various MNCs such as INCAT and Wipro Technologies, Santosh decided to resign his job from UTC Aerospace as Senior Technical Manager and dedicated his fulltime for Social Activities, particularly for improving quality of life in Hubballi-Dharwad. He founded the Hubballi-Dharwad Pragati Sankalp (HDPS) for the same.

Santosh is an Expert on Public Leadership and Good Governance. He is invited as an Expert in various Institutes of repute such as the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), the Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA), the Sakala Mission, Government of Karnataka, and the Election Commission of India.

Among his various Actions include:

 • Filed Hundreds of RTI applications and conducted Social Audits to prevent misuse of Govt. funds of crores of rupees

 • Prevented loot of 123 acres of Govt. land valued at over Rs. 3000 crores through PIL

 • Travelled throughout the state to conduct awareness among citizens about Sakala Act, to get their govt. work done without paying bribes and without delays

 • Responsible for planting over 60,000 trees so far

 • Continuously engaged in saving lakes of Hubballi-Dharwad

 • Helped thousands of people and institutions in converting Solid waste to Compost Manure to make the city clean

 • Set up several Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) facilities across the city

 • Practicing Chemical-free Farming as an Natural/Organic Farmer

 • Introduced eco-friendly Electric Auto Rickshaw Service ‘nimma P.A.’ with Women Drivers and operating with Fare Meters for first time in Hubballi and the country.

Santosh’s father, Shri P. S. Nargund was an Employee at the Hubli Railway Workshop and a much respected Mazdoor Union Leader and helped thousands of Workers resolve their problems.

Santosh is just 41 years, and is here not to do Politics, but to Transform Hubballi‑Dharwad to be the most Livable City in Karnataka, with the Best Local Governance, Best Dust Free Roads, Adequate Water Supply, Best Education & Healthcare facilities in every Ward, Effective Waste Management, Best Lakes and Recreational Sports, Best Eco-friendly Transport, Best Employment and Business Opportunities and much more.

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