OUTREACHING THE MESSAGE OF IMPORTANCE OF MAINSTREAMING  BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AS PART OF SDG’s GOAL NO. 13 IN COLLABORATION APUNA,  ADIKAVI NANNAYA UNIVERSITY, RAJAHMAHENDRAVARAM -13.02.2017

EGREE Foundation as part of its outreach programme conducted a sensitization Workshop for the faculty members in collaboration with APUNA, to make them understand the importance of mainstreaming conservation and practicing the SDG Goals.

Secretary General of APUNA as explained about United Nations Association and their approach towards the society and  the implementation of Global Goals through transition of Green Economy.

State Project Coordinator of EGREE Foundation, GoI-UNDP-GEF-GoAP Project, Dr. K. Thulsi Rao as explained in details about the global goals and their targets.

The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor  welcomed the  speakers and expressed his willingness to promote the objectives & goals   in their all affiliated  colleges.

Prof. Teki, HoD, Dean Academic Affairs, expressed  to have tri party agreement between EGREE Foundation, Adikavi Nannaya University and APUNA for outreaching the message of Mainstreaming Conservation global goals towards well being of human and other  planetary life .

Prof. Ramaneswari, HoD, Zoology who has coordinate the programme, introduce the speakers to the participant faculty members.

Mr. Y. Satya Sivanadh, Communication and Outreach Specialist  & Mr. B. Naga Prasad, DPO, EGREE Foundation attended the programme.

Inaugural address by the Vice Chancellor Prof. M. Mutyalu Naidu.

Inaugural address by the Vice Chancellor Prof. M. Mutyalu Naidu.

Vice Chancellor Prof. M Mutyalu Naidu, presenting a plant to  Dr. K. Thulsi Rao as a commemoration overlooking (L to R) are for L. Jaya Ramulu, Prof. Teki  and Prof. Ramaneswari, HoD, Zoology.

Vice Chancellor Prof. M Mutyalu Naidu, presenting a plant to Dr. K. Thulsi Rao as a commemoration overlooking (L to R) are for L. Jaya Ramulu, Prof. Teki and Prof. Ramaneswari, HoD, Zoology.

Dr. K Thulsi Rao addressing to University Professors & Lecturers and Students gathering.

Dr. K Thulsi Rao addressing to University Professors & Lecturers and Students gathering.

L. Jaya Ramulu, APUNA addressing the academicians on achieving UN Goals

L. Jaya Ramulu, APUNA addressing the academicians on achieving UN Goals

Prof. Teki, Adikavi Nannaya Univeristy giving vote of thanks to the concluding remarks.

Prof. Teki, Adikavi Nannaya Univeristy giving vote of thanks to the concluding remarks.

Celebrations on World Wetland Day – 2017

 Annavaram Sathyavathi Devi (A.S.D) Women’s Degree College, Guardians Earth Foundation and EGREE Foundation jointly observed the “World Wetland Day” on 2nd  February, 2017. About 200 students from 3 Colleges (Aditya Degree College, A.S.D Women’s College and P.R. Govt College) participated in the World Wetland Day Celebrations. Students presented poster presentations on Wetland Theme.

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 EGREE Represented by Sri. Y. Satya Sivanadh (Communication & Outreach Specialist) & team at Inaugural Function. Smt. Swarna Latha, Principal, ASD Women’s College.
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 Poster presentation by students

SPECIAL COASTAL CLEANUP DAY – 2017

Indian Coast Guard, Kakinada Station (ICGS) on the occasion of its 40th anniversary on 1st Feb, 2017, celebrated Special Coastal Cleanup Day and EGREE as its one of the  participant organization along with Dharitri Rakshitha Samithi (NGO’s) and Police Department at  NTR Beach, Vakalpudi, Kakinada on 4th Feb, 2017. The Programme was attended by 100 volunteers from various institutions viz., Aditya Degree College students, NCC/NSS cadets and Media personnel participated in the cleanup programme.

Main idea of observing their programme is to outreach the massage of Swachh Bharath among the beach users of Kakinada and its surrounding villages.

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Environmental Corporate Exposure visit at Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Kakinada.

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary – As part of Corporate conservation exposure, the EGREE Foundation organized field trip on 28.01.2017 for the HoD’s of  Coromandel International Ltd.,

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Corporate HoD’s observing the structure and functioning of Mangroves & Wetlands of Coringa lead by Dr. K. Thulsi Rao and Team.
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Corporates, Forest Department & EGREE Team with serene mangrove back setting at boat point.

 

 Outreaching the Global Goals to transforms the world by 2030

APUNA (Andhra Pradesh United Nations Associations) team members visited EGREE Foundation on 22/01/2017. Dr. K. Thulsi Rao, State Project Coordinator explained about the importance  of conservation in poverty eradiation by implementing various best practices for reaching UN goals. After the meeting members visited the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary and appreciated  Conservation initiatives by the EGREE Foundation & Forest Department are appreciated.

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Interaction of members of APUNA with EGREE Team.

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Explaining to the members about the initiatives of GoI- UNDP-GEF-GoAP Project as Mainstreaming Coastal & Marine Biodiversity Conservation in to Production Sector in Kakinada, East Godavari District, as part of fulfilment of one of the UN Goals.

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Dr. K.Thulsi Rao interpreting the members of APUNA about the concept of newly developed Thematic Park of Coringa Ecology, under GoI- UNDP-GEF-GoAP Project.

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EGREE Tam & Members of APUNA at Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary.

Note : * Thematic Park –