The Nature Volunteers conducted (TNV) a nature walk and cleaning drive at Sirpur Lake to celebrate World Environment Day People from all walks of life including a large number of students and senior citizens participated.
An oath to protect the environment was administered to the participants by four Padma Shri awardees of Indore – Kutti Menon, Janak Palta McGilligan, Bhalu Mondhe and Sushil Doshi.
TNV, a leading environmental NGO of Indore which was founded on June 5, 1992 by Shri Bhalu Mondhe also commenced its silver jubilee celebrations. Founding member and Vice President Abhilash Khandekar spoke on the journey so far and the vision for the future. He also complimented the IMC for preservation and improvement of Sirpur Lake and listed some suggestions.
The Padma Shri awardees released an eight page TNV brochure. Distribution of cloth bags by TNV all over Indore was also commenced on the occasion.
The function was conducted by Shri Sanjay Patel and the welcome songs were performed by students of Shri Gautam Kale’s Sangeet Gurukul. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dev Kumar Vasudevan, Secretary TNV.