|Apr 08, 2005 3:07 am
|| Improve Chennai - Lets paint in GREEN
|| Lets play the same ole game all over again.
Pick up a shovel and dig.
What are you digging for?
what ten variety of trees
are available as saplings from the local
forest department for general planting?
what are the costs of planting them?
what is the correct time of the year
considering that the ground water should
look after the saplings without need for
anyone to attend to them in a public place?
does the sherrif of the city have a program
for distributing saplings free for anyone
who promises to plant them?
in Mumbai we get thousands of saplings
take advise from:
Annamalai Reforestation Society
they do great work -
they dont just sit on their name!
organise learning programs with:
in year 2001:
LE ROYAL MERIDIEN, Chennai
Le Royal Meridien, Chennai mustered a team of over
150 persons on Tuesday 5th June at 7am to clean the
roadside of all the garbage outside the hotel but
when the rains came at 07:45 the team were forced
to stop. So team repeated the exercise again on
Thursday 7th June and removed a massive amount of
garbage from 7am to 9am that day. Parallel to this
the team cleaned up the "traffic island triangle"
nearest to the hotel and put good quality soil on it.
Plant trees and bushes in it and maintain it tidily
as our contribution to helping keep our city clean
and tidy. A banner has also been put up saying
"Le Royal Meriden Chennai protects the environment.
go meet them and ask them to sponsor you so you can
do it again!
Go meet two persons who planted 15000 trees in
By profession, V Subramanian was a banker at the
Reserve Bank of India, while Dr R Madhavan is a
practising paediatrician. they will give you as
many free saplings as you can carry. they will
teack you how to select trees and tend them too.
contact them at (+91-44) 2493 8368 / 2493 7060.
if numbers have changed in the last two years
then you must find out the new numbers somehow.
If you have difficulty in getting to anyone or
in enlisting support for any good cause, use
the advise of LK(g). She is a very well
connected heavyweight who can break the
ice for you.
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