Celebrations of Sharat Utsav in the lap of Nature

Celebrations of Sharat Utsav in the lap of Nature

On, 21st Sept. 2018, Tarumitra(Friends of tress) celebrated the “autumn festival”. The celebration was held to educate about the “autumn season”, known as “शरद ऋतु” in Hindi. It was an initiative of the “Tarumitra” ashram located besides the college campus. The event was witnessed by the  media personalities, faculty members and students of various schools […]

तरूमित्र में मनाया गया शरदोत्सव

तरूमित्र में मनाया गया शरदोत्सव

पटना 21 सितंबर: तरुमित्र में शरद ऋतु के आगमन का धूम-धाम से उत्सव बनाया गया। शरद ऋतु का जश्न मनाने के लिए, विभिन्न क्षेत्रों के लोगो ने शरदोत्सव के लिए तरूमित्र में अपनी उपस्थिति दर्ज कराई। प्रिंसिपल, निर्देशक, शिक्षक, प्रोफेसर, सांस्कृतिक कलाकार, चित्रकार, गायक, कलाकार, उदयमियो, सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता इस कार्यक्रम में शामिल थे। तरूमित्र के निर्देशक फादर […]

तरुमित्र में वन महोत्सव उद्घाटन

तरुमित्र में वन महोत्सव  उद्घाटन

पटना: 27 जुलाई को तरुमित्रा मे, पेड़ के दोस्तों , छात्रों ने , इंटर्न, स्वयंसेवकों और तरुमित्रा के सदस्यों के साथ अपने परिसर में वनमहोत्सव के पर्व समारोह की शुरुआत की। समारोह का उद्घाटन श्री त्रिपुरी शरण, आई ए एस, प्रधान सचिव, पर्यावरण और वन विभाग, बिहार सरकार द्वारा किया गया। दिल्ली पब्लिक स्कूल के […]

Forest festival at Bio-Reserve

Forest festival at Bio-Reserve

Get them young! Some 125 kindergarten kids toddled around Taru Mitra bio reserve to breathe in the sights and sounds of the forest, and of course to plant their very first tree! Tarumitra, ‘friends of trees’ started the gala celebrations of Van Mahotsav on July 27 in its Digha based bio-reserve with students, interns, volunteers […]

Special Kids, Tarumitra Students act for Environment

Special Kids, Tarumitra Students act for Environment

Patna: Kids with physical disabilities and others organised a ‘run’ to spread green awareness on the eve of World Environment Day in the Bihar capital. State disabilities commissioner Shivajee Kumar led a  group of some a hundred citizens, young and old – the differently-abled children and their parents, gymnasts, social activists and environmentalists, in the event […]

Friends of Trees and The Joy of the Harvest!

Friends of Trees and The Joy of the Harvest!

The earth is our teacher, and every winter, Taru Mitra demonstrates just that through the noisy, joyous organic rice harvesting festival. The fields attached to the Taru Mitra bio-reserve in Patna were swarming with students, teachers, a group of transgender friends, and even the Bihar Minister for Agriculture. They all had sickles in their hands […]

Rakhi for Trees @ Xavier Colleges

Rakhi for Trees @ Xavier Colleges

On July 6, some 68 Student council members of St. Xavier’s Colleges, Patna celebrated RakshaBandhan in a unique style when they tied Rakhis to trees and made friendship with them to send the message about the trees:  how important or beneficial they are in our daily lives. The word ‘raksha bandhan’ in Sanskrit roughly means […]

Friends of Trees have a Fairy House in Patna

Friends of Trees have a Fairy House in Patna

Patna: As part of the Celebration of the Spring season, Tarumitra students inducted a fairy tree house on a Kamroop (Fig)tree (Ficus Microcarpa) in their Bio-reserve in Digha (March 1). Tiny tots from Notre Dame Montessori and high-schoolers from S.R Vidyapeeth and Adarsh Bal Vidyalaya along with their teachers climbed up the tree house built […]

Friends of Trees welcome Sun with Curd and Organic Rice

Friends of Trees welcome Sun with Curd and Organic Rice

The harvest festivals are on, and  of course, every harvest festival is part of the celebration of the eco-system: Pongal, Sankranti, Bihu … all celebrated around 14-15 January. In Patna, at the Taru Mitra Bio reserve, students  from Don Bosco, St. Joseph’s, May Flower, A.N College and  St. Xavier’s College congregated  under the sprawling Kamroop […]

Students mourn trees felled by callous Bihar Govt!

Students mourn trees felled by callous Bihar Govt!

Patna: The State government, for all its pretty noises about saving the environment, were roundly criticized on Saturday by hundreds of students who lined up alongside Bailey Road to observe the funeral of the many trees that were clandestinely hacked down, ostensibly to make way for a ‘flyover’.  Instead of uprooting the trees and replanting […]