Green Barkur Initiative and Medicinal Plantation jointly launched today near Hanehalli School, Barkur by Rotary Club Brahmavar, Rotary Club Barkur, Nammuru Barkur Facebook Group, Shri Veeramaruthi Sports and Cultural Club Barkur, Team Abhimatha and Gurushri Herbals. Thimmappa Shetty, Aarooru, President Rotary Brahmavara, Vasudeva Shetty, President Rotary Barkur, Shrinivasa Shettigar, President, School Development Committee, Vasanth Giliyar of Team Abhimatha, Rakshith Barkur of Shri Veeramaruthi Sports and Cultural Club Barkur, Hemanth Shriyan of Nammuru Barkur Facebook Group, Udaya Shetty , Headmaster of Hanehalli School, Chandra Shetty, Member Taluk Panchayath, Deepak Shetty of Bantara Sangha, Bengaluru, Nemiraj Shetty of Gurushree Herbals, Ramananda Shetty , Former President of Hanehalli Panchayath, Sudhakar Rao and Anand Kumar Barkur were present on the stage.
Co-ordinator of this initiative Alwyn Andrade welcomed the gathering. The programme was inaugurated symbolically by handing over Medicinal Plants to the Headmaster of the school by the Rotary Presidents. Meanwhile Ganesh Shetty briefed about the Muddukrishna and Short Poems contest and declared the winners and prizes were distributed to the winners.
Thimmappa Shetty, Aarooru, President Rotary Brahmavara, Vasudeva Shetty, President Rotary Barkur spoke on the occasion and conveyed their best wishes. Vasanth Giliyar of Team Abhimatha explained about Medicinal plants and its uses. Medicinal Plantation is launched by planting the trees by the dignitaries present. About 300 Laxmanphal plants were distributed to the public at this occasion. Members of these associations, local Environment lovers were present.