This project is inspired by

Jeevan Dhara concept proposed , various articles published and presentation by Mr. Pravin Vaghani

to the various Indian Seniors groups.

Pravin Vaghani creator of  Jeevan Dhara Concept

The environment features of Jeevan Dhara are based on

One Planet Living” book and concept developed by Pooran Desai of Bio-Regional UK.

Sunil Kumar with Pooran Desai - Author of book "One Planet Living"
Sunil Kumar with Pooran Desai – Author of book “One Planet Living”

Jeevan Dhara concept has been further improved from experiences and ideas of other successfully build and operated developments around the world by adding environmental, health and convenience elements. See websites given below, which will assure you that Indians in other parts of the world already live in retirement places with similar concept.

Shantineketan, (Orlando USA)

Shantiniketan Senior Living, Ahmedabad

Harmony India

Ashiyana Utsav – Lavasa

Priya Living, (San Francisco, USA)

2nd Innings

If you are planning to spend your retirement life with your children, please pay special attention to what Mr. K S Shekar has to say in the following BBC documentary: (BBC)