Institute for Social and Economic Change



Celebration of  101st Sasygraha tree planting of Adamya Chetana


Institute for Social and Economic Change, celebrated the 101st Sasyagraha tree planting of the initiative of Adamya Chetana, presided over by the Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sri HN Ananthkumar, 3rd Dec 2017 Sunday.

The Director of ISEC, Professor MG Chandrakanth welcomed the Union Minister, Smt Tejaswini Ananthkumar, the Head of Adamya Chetana, members of Adamya Chetana, members of faculty, staff, the garden staff lead by Sri Amarnath, students, Registrar and Prof M Mahadevappa, former VC of UAS Dharwar and Sri Dasegowda, ward member, Nagarabhavi. In his address Sri Ananthakumar, recollecting the services of Prof VKRV Rao, the founder, highlighted that inner change needs to be manifested in every one of us towards the role of flora in mitigating climate change. Three decades ago, Bengaluru had 1 tree per capita, while at present there is 1 tree for seven persons. The goal of Adamya Chetana is to undertake tree planting in Bangalore to restore the number of trees to 1 tree per capita, and offer pollution free air, water, land and environment to citizens in the wake of challenges posed by Climate Change. He said that to our next generation, we need to bequeath green canopy enriched by trees and plants which facilitate flow of pollution free water, soil, environment for the benefit of posterity, instead of leaving concrete jungle.

The Minister and the team planted around 40 jamun trees and assured to provide a tractor for maintenance of ISEC garden from the MPLAD funds. Prof CM Lakshmana, Head of Population Research Center, ISEC honored the Minister and the chief of Adamya Chetana Smt Tejaswini. Dr Srinath, Registrar, proposed vote of thanks.



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