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The aim of the state sector scheme ‘Maguvigondu Mara Salegondu Vana (A sapling for each child and a forest for each school) is to create awareness about ecology and environment among school children and to encourage them to plant trees voluntarily. Seedlings are supplied free of cost to the school children to plant them in their school compounds and in the open space of their residential premises. With the co-ordination of the Education Department, students from the level of primary schools to colleges all over the state are involved in the tree planting programme. In order to give more focus to the concept of tree planting in schools, a new programme “Talukigondu Hasiru Shala Vana” has been launched with the objective of having at least one school forest in each taluk.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (faq) VIEW

  • What is the aim of the Programme for every child a tree about

    The aim is to create awareness about ecology and environment among school children and to encourage them to plant trees voluntarily. Seedling are being supplied to the public and to the farmers to plant them in the open space of their house premises and in the agricultural lands. With the co-ordination of the education department, students from the level of primary to college students all over the state are involved in tree planting programme.

  • Why should we plant more trees

    Trees sequester carbon, helping to remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air, which cools the earth. We should plant more trees to restore ecological balance and to provide pollution free air and atmosphere to the citizens and to increase the greenery.

  • Why trees are important in our life

    Trees are vital for sustenance of ecological balance and for tackling pollution. They give us oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and support wildlife. They also provide us with the materials for tools and shelter. It also provides shade and shelter to man and food to the birds.

  • How does a tree help us

    Trees will help in settling out and trap dust, pollen and smoke from the air. Trees create an ecosystem to provide habitat and food for birds and other animals. Trees absorb carbon dioxide and potentially harmful gases, such as sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide, from the air and release oxygen. Trees also helps in preventing soil erosion.

  • How can we save trees

    We can save trees by providing suitable protection, engaging watch and ward, bringing awareness among public, encouraging public, school/ college children by planting and maintaining them in their area school /college premises, institutional land, common land etc.