Environment Day events galore in city
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Environment Day events galore in city

June 8, 2020

Regional Transport Officer Yomakeshavappa of RTO (West) planting a sapling at RTO (West) premises in city on Friday as part of World Environment Day celebrations as Superintendent M. Kumar, B.N. Manjunath, Srinivas Mithra and Vajregowda look on.

Cauvery Group of Institutions & Cauvery Heart & Multi-Speciality Hospital: The World Environment Day 2020 with the theme ‘Time for Nature’ was inaugurated by Dr. G.R. Chandrashekar, Chairman of Cauvery Group of Institutions, along with College Principal, Chief Administrative Officer and staff members. Saplings were planted at the College Campus. Also, saplings were planted on either side of the Bannur Road from Teresian College Circle to Sri Deve Gowda Circle by Dr. Sarala Chandrashekar, Managing Director, Cauvery Heart & Multi-Speciality Hospital, Dr. Uzma Bepari, Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr. Harjith, Consultant Paediatrician and other staff members.

Global Education Trust (GET) – Daksha PU College, Mysuru: As part of its tradition of continuous greening of its campus, Chairman Jayachandra Raju and his team of Daksha PU College staff planted saplings in GETS PLACE, the green and clean campus located in Hootagalli Industrial Area, Mysuru.

Malabar Gold & Diamonds: World Environment Day was celebrated at all Malabar Gold & Diamonds showrooms, keeping in line with the UN theme for the year ‘Time for Nature.’ They distributed saplings to all customers across Karnataka who visited their stores on June 5. Every year, Malabar Gold & Diamonds celebrates the Day by distributing saplings and also planting them across various locations in the city.

SBM Colony: Residents of SBM Colony celebrated World Environment Day by planting saplings of fruit- bearing trees at SBM Park in Srirampura and took pledge to develop more greenery, plan for more rain-harvesting projects in houses wherever space is available and keep the surroundings clean. Some of the residents appealed to the MCC to take over the park and provide water facility and plant more medicinal plants, as promised by the MLA sometime back. K.V. Ramanath, Secretary, Mysore Bank Colony Residents’ Cultural and Welfare Association, SBM Colony, Sriramapura II Stage, was present.

Spandana: Retired Joint Director of Animal Husbandry Department Dr. Krishnamurthy inaugurated the World Environment Day celebrations organised by ‘Spandana’ at a Park on Aniketana Road in Kuvempunagar. ‘Spandana’ Managing Director M. Jayashankar, Shivakumar, Prabhu, Gaviyappa, Prithvi Gaviyappa, Ramesh, Prakash and Chandregowda were present.

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YHAI Mysuru Unit: Saplings were planted at Gokulam 2nd Stage by Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI) Mysuru Unit Chairman H. Ravikumar and Committee Members Jayaramu, Varun Karthik, Siddegowda, Arun Kumar and Sathish Chandra to mark World Environment Day celebrations.

Yuvaraja’s College: World Environment Day was celebrated at Yuvaraja’s College in a meaningful manner. Newly appointed Principal Dr. B. N. Yashodha addressed teaching and supporting staff of the college. She spoke about the origin of the World Environment Day tracing it to the Stockholm Convention held during the month of June 1972.

Recalling former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam taking oath in the name of Environment, she also mentioned Mahatma Gandhi’s environmental concern.

Dr. M. Rudraiah, retired Principal of Yuvaraja’s College, Dr. D.K. Srinivas, retd. Administrative Officer, University of Mysore and Head of Electronics Department of Yuvaraja’s College, Dr H.C. Devaraje Gowda, Administrative Officer, Yuvaraja’s College, Dr. H.B. Mahesha, Controller of Examinations, Yuvaraja’s College and staff participated in the programme.

Principal and others planted saplings of avenue trees such as Pink Tabeubia and Tree Jasmine and joined hands in enriching ‘Biodiversity’, the theme of current year’s World Environment Day.

Dr. N.S. Devaki, Convener of Green Audit Committee of the College, co-ordinated the programme.

ATME College of Engineering: Dr. L. Basavaraj Principal, ATME College of Engineering (ATMECE), inaugurated the World Environment Day celebrations at the College premises by planting saplings.

He appealed people not to burn plastic and other toxic items which in turn would pollute air and advised to grow more plants and trees.

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Various types of saplings were planted in the campus by Heads and staff members of various Departments.

On the occasion, low cost sanitiser, handwash and phenyl prepared by the Department of Civil Engineering, was distributed for usage in College. The team was headed by Dr. K.J. Suresh, Associate Professor, ATMECE, along with Muttegowda, Pradeep Kumar and Shivakumar.

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