Restoration of herbs in panchayat schools

Last Updated: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 11:47 hrs

Chennai: School children at Tambaram, Chennai, are being sensitised in ecological conservation through an activity involving the restoration of disappearing herbs.

The children will take part in Mudichur Panchayat's effort to start herbal gardens at the panchayat schools on 14 September.

Plants like Adhimadhruam, Vasambu, Ponngangani, Vallarai, Keezhanelli, Ada Thoda, Karisilangani, Thiruneer Pachchai and Sirianangai will be tended to by the children.

The Panchayat will be supported in this activity by the UK based BPO, Williams Lea, as part of its Community Service Initiative.

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