About Us

We are a well-established organization that was initially formed in 1990 under the name of H. A. Raje & Associates (HARA). With the changing times and keen involvement of the next generation, we have re-launched ourselves under a new brand - Green Kings. We have also expanded and upgraded our core business offerings by adding more dimensions to Horticultural services. So we are the same only more evolved, advanced and better equipped to tackle today’s “green” issues.

For over twenty years Green Kings (then H. A. Raje & Associates) has worked with companies from a variety of industries including landowners, construction, government, landscape architecture and arboriculture. Through a multi-disciplinary approach we ensure rapid service to support our clients to meet their objectives whether in design, planning, development or conservation.

We have considerable professional experience, having worked with Local Authorities, architects, engineers, planners and project managers as well as for private clients.


Our Team

Hanumant A. Raje - Advisor Vaibhav H. Raje Kavita B. Shinde

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Hanumant A. Raje - Advisor
Hanumant holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, From College of Agriculture, Pune; Post graduate diploma in Administrative Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and a Post Graduate diploma in Ecology and Environment from Indian Institute of Environment, New Delhi. Along with excellent academic qualifications, he also has over 35 years of professional experience in the field of Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping. He has completed more than 200 landscape horticulture projects during his whole career including the proprietorship at H. A. Raje & Associates.

He is an eminent personality in the field of Horticulture across India and has been invited to give presentations / talks in several workshops, radio stations, seminars and conferences. His work, knowledge and expertise is highly regarded and respected by fellow horticulturists in the industry. Following which the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai nominated him as an expert technical member of Tree Authority under Maharashtra Tree Preservation Act 1975 (Urban areas) in 1993-2007 and 2012-2016. He was then selected multiple times as a Member of Advisory Committee & Chief Judge of ‘The Flower Show’ organized by Tree Authority & Gardens Dept. of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

In 2010, he was felicitated by ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by Media Today and Indian Flowers & Ornamental Plants Welfare Association for promotion of greenery. After reaching the pinnacle of success, he is now transferring his knowledge, expertise and skills to his son Vaibhav. With over two decades of experience, Hanumant plays a vital role in serving as a backbone to Green Kings and giving a head-start it deserves.

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Vaibhav H. Raje
With a Masters’ degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science from
Newcastle University, UK and a Bachelors’ degree in Horticulture from Dr.Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Maharashtra, Vaibhav brings a completely new outlook on to the table. He has a wide research based expertise in plant Air Pollution Tolerance Index (APTI) and CO2 absorption of trees. During his previous employment, he contributed largely towards the establishment of a new division of ‘Eco-Landscaping’. His Masters’ project involved working closely with the Newcastle City Council to estimate the APTI of various tree and shrub species in Newcastle City Centre. His findings were later utilized in a street tree plantation scheme in Gosforth, Newcastle. He also has experience of undertaking ecological surveys and working on large organic farms in the UK.

He is a member of international societies like Society for Ecological Restoration, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment and Royal Horticultural Society and is actively involved in it. Having a rich and varied professional experience in India and UK, Vaibhav now spear-heads Green Kings with an ambition of inculcating environmental significance in horticulture & landscaping business.

Services

Green Kings offers unique horticultural services that incorporate environmentally significant practices and norms. Our each category is a distinctive basket of hand-crafted services which cater to the developmental need of our client in all aspects by maintaining a sound balance with the environment. We aim to create proposals that balance the apparently competing demands of development, conservation and public expectation. By doing so we are able to provide solutions that are sustainable, meet the requirements of our clients and provide long-term environmental benefit. Simply click to find out more about the services we deliver under each of these categories:
Eco-Aesthetic   Landscape
Arboriculture Management
Eco-Horti Management

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Green Kings have a wide range of experience of organic farming systems and provide expert technical advice on a range of topics including converting to organic production, crop rotation & planning, nutrient budgeting and soil management. Using our business and analytical approach, we help our clients identify potential diversification in terms of types of horticulture crops and use of technologies pertaining to it. Our clients range from small scale to large scale public or private farm land owners. We provide cost-effective end-to-end solutions in farm establishment from site assessment & feasibility studies to harvesting and maintaining of the farm.

Our consultancy includes suggestion of the best quality inputs like seeds, plants, organic fertilizers & pesticides etc. from local, natural and reputed sources. We provide consultancy in latest horticultural practices and inventions and also suggest eco-friendly maintainence and operation practices. Our services will help you conserve our natural resources and ultimately create a sustainable and successful farm.

Knowledge Partners

Ayala-aqua
Ayala-aqua is a leading company in Israel in phyto-technology applications, providing ecological engineering solutions for water, soil and air pollution. Through its extensive R&D activities, Ayala-aqua provides its expertise in identifying and suggesting the best plant species for phytoremediation projects.

Careers

We are always keen in interacting with both experienced and young budding professionals from horticulture, agriculture, forestry (arboriculture), ecology and environment background. If you think you possess the right knowledge, skill set and passion towards these subjects, we would like to hear from you. Send us a copy of your CV along with a cover letter to info@greenkings.in clearly mentioning why you would like to work with us.

Contact us                                    

Head office
2 Shivam 1/A,
Raheja Complex,
Near Times Press,
Malad East,
Mumbai 400097
INDIA
+91 22 28412110  
+91 9820291698
vaibhav@greenkings.in / info@greenkings.in
Branch office
A-26 Vatsalya Nagari,
Near Guru Ganesh Nagar, D. P. Road, Kothrud,
Pune 411038
INDIA
Tel:+91 9823126882


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Kavita B. Shinde
Kavita has a Bachelors degree in Architecture from Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture, Mumbai. A member of Council of Architecture (CA / 2008 / 42886), she holds civil and landscape work experience in residential, institutional, commercial and hospitality projects. With her wide field experience and a strong hold over architectural software packages, Kavita plays a pivotal role for Green Kings in creating virtual designs, master drawings and detailed working drawings for all landscaping projects.


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15+ work force under sub-contractorship for all landscape works. Depending upon project size, labour requirement shall be fulfilled.



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