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  Project Name

 

Vellore Hill Restoration

  NGO

 

Exnora Green CrossAID Chennai

  Category

 

Environment

  District

 

Vellore

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 1134000

 

  Year Approved

 

2009

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somu Kumar
Kartik Gopal
Satyam Godasi

 

San Diego
College Park
Portland
Bay Area
Philadelphia
Philadelphia

 

  Caption

 

 

Exnora Green Cross Office in Vellore

 

  Summary

 

 

The project will support salaries of 7 Exnora Green Cross volunteers per hill range for one year. The goal is to dig and de-silt percolation ponds on the hill, protect the area from fire, patrol the hill range to prevent grazing and other destructive activities, and plant saplings.



 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Project has not yet begun.

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Digging percolation ponds ( 1500 feet above the ground level) in suitable places to trap rain water and strengthening soil bunds with suitable vegetation. 2. Preserving and multiplying all type of native species in that Hill range.( seed collection, Nursery development through cuttings., etc.,) 3. Protecting the hills from fire, deforestation, cattle grazing, Hunting, etc., 4. Taking necessary steps to control soil erosion 5. Planting fruit (Wild) trees in all necessary spots to attract birds and animals and enriching the soil condition. 6. Spreading the coir and manure on the rock sheets to create initial vegetation ( Grasses, Shrubs etc.,) 7. Guiding the college and school students (N.S.S) coming for village camps. 8. Creating awareness in the public

 
 

  


 
 
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