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Sustainable Development Goal-8

By
Dr.Sanjay Banerji
Founder Director/Dean of Amrita School of Business
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Dear Friends,

This month we shall discuss the eighth Sustainable Development Goal: Decent work and economic growth.

In this blog, we shall try to explain:

  1. What it is and why is this relevant
  2. What are its indicators and targets
  3. Where do we stand in India
  4. What can we do to support the goal
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இராமேஸ்வர வழிபாடுகள்

வே.பரந்தாமன் மற்றும்அ.பிரேம்குமார்
ரீச் பவுண்டேஷன், சென்னை
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தமிழகத்தில் கோயில் திருவிழாக்கள் வருடத்திற்கு ஒருமுறை, மாதம், வாரம், நாள் தோறும் என்று பலவகையான விழாக்கள் நடைபெறுகின்றன. சங்க கால தமிழர்களின் வழிபாடுகளும் வழிபடும் தெய்வங்களைப் பற்றியும் மிகத்தெளிவாக குறிப்பிடப்பட்டுள்ளது. தொல்காப்பியம் காலந்தொட்டு சங்க இலக்கியங்களில் வேதம், யாகம், இறைவழிபாடு, தெய்வம், கடவுள், வெறியாடல், கந்தழி, இறைவன், அயர்தல்-வழிபடுதல், ஆதிரையான்-சிவபெருமான், மாயோந்திருமால் என்றும் கூறப்பட்டுள்ளது.
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Solid Waste Management

By
Hand in Hand, Chennai
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Flag-hoisting Ceremony

On the occasion of 74th Independence Day Celebration, SPA Girls Higher Secondary School and MPU Middle School, Karaiyur invited the MSWM team as Chief Guest and gave the honor of hoisting our national flag. The team got appreciations for the MSWM work and was felicitated during the event.
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Herbal Garden (Muligai Vanam)
Pappan poondu/ Parppatakam

By Dr.A.Abirami
C.P.R. Environmental Education Center, Chennai
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Distribution and Habitat

Oldenlandia corymbosa Linn, belongs to the family of Rubiaceae. It is widely distributed in the tropical and temperate parts of both the hemispheres. It is also found in the Himalayas at an altitude up to 2000 meters. Oldenlandia genus has about 240 different species worldwide. O. Corymbosa is an annual herbaceous medicinal weed, found during monsoon in fields, waste places, and lawns.
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Revival and Renovation of Water Bodies
Bhima Teertham

By
Vivekananda Kendra – Nardep
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Location

It is located on the way to Gandhamadhana parvatham and approximately 2 KM from Sri Ramanathasamy Temple

Form

It is in the form of a Pond.
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Social Capital

By
Green Rameswaram Trust
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Agni Teertham Deepa Pooja

Two of our Teertha Mitras Shri.Naganathan and Shri.Ganesan are spear heading this initiative and the poojas are happening on every full moon day, on August 3, 2020 Deepa Aarathi was organised at Agni Teertham. Around 40 Local volunteers participated in the pooja.

Ramar Teertham Cleaning

On August 3, 2020 along with Hand in Hand India team, Green Rameswaram have organized a mass cleaning of Ramar Teertham. Around 7 Volunteers participated in the event. We could clear the debris fallen in the steps of the Ramar Teertham and one tree has fallen aside in the steps that has been cleared.
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