A Vana Mahotsava was organized in some villages in Devanahalli Taluka of Bengaluru Rural District and Chintamani Taluka and Chickaballapura Taluka of Chickaballapura District on Saturday, September 04, 2021.
Dr Nadadur, Smt Janaki Nadadur and Smt Hema Rajan from EAB, Smt Usha Shetty and her team from Gramaantara Trust and Smt Janet Yegneswaran and her team from Reforest India jointly organized this event.
In the event, 5 farmers and 2 government schools, spread over 7 villages, were covered. As many as 85 saplings were planted in the fields of farmers and in the school grounds.
The saplings belonged to the following varieties – sitaphal, ramphal, coconut, amla, jamun, star-fruit, sapota and guava. All these varieties of saplings were distributed as requested by the farmers during a preliminary field visit and survey by the Gramaantara Trust team. The farmers and school authorities have agreed to take good care of the saplings and nurture them.
EAB thanks its partners and their teams, and also its own members, office-bearers and sponsors for their support.