MINDS UNITED FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Nature Conservation Activities and Initiatives are integral part of Health sciences and Humanity
The section is coordinated by Ms. Vaishanavi Kanzal
1. Namma Kukkerhalli Book – MINDS United Trust have joined hands with Mysore Grahakara Parishat (reg) to bring out a comprehensive book on conservation of Kukkerhalli Lake. Multicolored Hardcopy “Namma Kukkerhalli”. Along with the book, booklets and pamphlets have also been published to educate the general public about the same. As a part of humanitarian activity the trust has funded Rs.10,000/- (Ten Thousand INR) and has supported this activity. The funds were granted in the year 2018 and the book was released in January 2019. Additional Rs. 10000/- was provided to support and buy 40 ‘Namma Kukkerhalli’ coffee table books. The aim was to distribute these books to schools to create awareness about the lake. A grant of Rs.10,000/- was contributed to Mysore Grahakara Parishat (reg) in the year 2020 for this activity.
2. ‘Save Trees’ Awareness Programme – The MINDS United Trust has encouraged Parisara Samkrakshana Samithi (Parisara Bhanu) to render awareness programmes through online modality about saving trees. With COVID 19 pandemic also recognized as an effect of deforestation, the activity focused on building awareness among students regarding the urgent need to conserve trees. A contribution of Rs.10,000/- (Ten Thousand INR ) has been made by the Trust for the same in the month of August, 2020.
3. Birds of Ramanagara – The Minds United Trust has supported Karnataka Vulture Conservation Trust to bring out a book on Birds of Ramanagara. With Ramanagra being the best city in India for conservation of vultures, it is also a home for hundreds of other bird species. The initiative is to help create awareness and avoid damage to the ecosystem and thereby support the survival of flora and fauna. The Trust has contributed Rs.10,000/- (Ten Thousand INR) for this cause in February, 2021.
4. Nature Club & Library – Our trust has been instrumental in funding for the initiation of nature club and library at Arivu Vidyasamasthe, Limgambudhi, Mysuru. The project focuses on opening an exclusive library with popular books on birds, butterflies and trees in English and Kannada and also conducting a range of activities in online/offline mode once in 10 weeks for individuals within the age group of 6 years to 26 years. A one time fund of Rs.1,00,000/- (One Lakh INR) has been granted from the trust for the same. The Arivu Vidyasamasthe has been encouraged to design the entire programme as a self-sustaining initiative and a model to be replicated elsewhere. The programme has been initiated in October 2021. The program will be supervised by group of advisor led by Mr. Shivaprakash A, Ms. Tanuja D H and others.