PATNA: Hundreds of students from city schools participated in the pre-celebration of World Earth Day organized by Tarumitra, an NGO, on its premises at Digha on Saturday. They marched to the Panchavati forest area of Tarumitra and performed ‘aarti’ and applied ‘chandan and tika’ to the trees. They also took the ‘green pledge’ to take care of environment.
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Early this year when the Principal Sr. Ishpriya came back from the Tarumitra Bio-reserve in Patna, she brought along an intense desire to convert the two acre plot of the convent land into Organic agriculture. She saw the way students in Bihar led by Ms Margaret Molomoo were completing a successful change over into Organic Farming at Tarumitra. Sr. Ishpriya rushed home to Ramganj Mandi in Kota and presented to the school her dream of Organic farming.
“SAVE ELECTRICITY” Campaign Attracts the Students of St. Xavier’s College and St. Xavier’s College of Management & Technology
St. Xavier’s College & St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology, Digha, Patna, organized a talk on “Save Electricity” today. Besides highlighting the importance of conserving energy, the talk also focussed on the effects of mono-culture plantation on the environment. The show is part of the ongoing “Save Mother Earth” campaign being run by the Tarumitra Ashram, Digha.