Wednesday, December 28, 2005

5,000 saplings planted along Cuddalore coast - Newindpress

5,000 saplings planted along Cuddalore coast

In an effort to raise green belt along the coast and protect the people residing in the region, Isha Foundation has planted 5,000 saplings in six coastal hamlets in the district.

The programme was inaugurated by District Collector Gagandeep Singh Bedi at Periyakuppam.

The fishing community people, including children, school students and women, participated in the programme and planted saplings along the 6-km long coastline. Volunteers of Isha Yoga Centre, Coimbatore, also took part in the event.

As many as 60 varieties of saplings were planted at Periyakuppam, Pettodai, Ayyampettai and Nanjalingampettai.

The programme was organised by Project Green Hands of Isha Foundation.

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