Service at farm on 22&23 Feb 2014 by JIM Scout Group, Chennai

Leave this world a little better than you found it. - B.-P

Program :
As a part of our group's service program and on account of World Thinking day we supported and helped farming at Siruthavur village, near Thiruporur, Chennai. The service was rendered for 2 days. Apart from the service we extended to the farming community, we also camped in the country side and enjoyed the nature. We also have plans to prolong this service in the future.

Siruthavur village is located 5 km from Thiruporur, near to Chennai. Siruthavur is famous for bird watching, lake and wild life. The lake is a rain-fed fresh water lake used for irrigation and fishing. Famous for the fresh water ducks such as Eurasian wigeon and Cotton Pygmy Goose, over 70 resident and migratory bird species have been recorded so far. This is one place near Chennai city where both Red-wattled Lapwing and Yellow-wattled Lapwing are seen in close proximity.Apart from bird watching, the village has a reserve forest area where animals like fox, Asian palm civet, monkeys can be spotted.

Since the urbanization is expanding everywhere, we thought of going to back to our roots. Farming is one of the roots from which we were evolved and thus we decided to help the farming community as a reciprocation to our daily meal.

During this service program we helped in the following disciplines.

Usage of organic fertilizers
Sprinkler irrigation systems
Drip irrigation systems
Flood irrigation systems
Dairy and farming

Added to this, we had discussions on the following topics

Impact of pesticides and chemicals in food chain
Advantages of organic farming
Effective irrigation methods in drought conditions

This was a great experience as the hands-on service made us to understand the challenges faced by the farmers and the methods used by them to overcome it.

More photos can be viewed using the below link

Please feel free to provide your feedback.

Aravindh Raman
Scout Master | JIM Scout group |

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Jerome De Silva (17458)'s picture

Great To See Dear Brothers...This an Action Should Be a Long Term One...Highly Do Appreciate

Aravindh Raman (16693)'s picture

Thanks brother :)

moet36's picture

Thuốc tăng cường sinh lực là sự lựa chọn của nhiều đấng mày râu để kéo dài “cuộc yêu” cũng như duy trì đời sống tình dục

moet36's picture

Lựa chọn đúng sản phẩm đúng mục đích chính là tiêu chí của chúng tôi

Aravindh Raman (16693)'s picture
from India, 4 years ago

Project Period

Started On
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Ended On
Sunday, February 23, 2014



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