ASSISTsmallAsia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international non-government organization focused on capacity building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa.

Primary Contact

Mr. T. Rajachidambaram

No- 9, Desika Road, Mylapore,
Chennai, India – 600004
+91-44 4554 8438
+91-94440 54904

Team Members

Mr. M R Srinivasan,

Mr. Parthiban V S,

Mr. Rajkamal P R,


ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-2016) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACIDLOOP is targeted specifically at the Indian metal finishing industry.  It aims to introduce technology innovation for acid recovery as well as resource efficiency that would lead to improved environmental quality and combat pollution.  The activities is taking place in various locations in northern, western and southern India.


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