Vanamahotsava celebration at Our Lady of Pompei English Medium School, Kaikamba. 


Vanamahotsava was celebrated at Our Lady of Pompei English Medium School, Kaikamba on 24/7/2017.

The PDO of Kandavara Grama Panchayath Rohini was present on the occassion. Speaking on the occassion she told that the festival educates the awareness of trees among people and portrays the need of planting and tending of trees, as trees are one of the best ways to prevent global warming and reduce pollution-it is celebrated as a festival of life. 

Mr. Walter Stephan Mendes, President of Bharath Matha EDucational & Charitable Trust, Mrs. Florence Mendes, Correspondent of Our Lady of Pompei English Medium School, Kaikamba, Mr. Mahesh Shetty, Headmaster of Our Lady of Pompei English Medium School, Kaikamba were also present on the occasion. 

Speaking on the occasion Walter Stephan Mendes told that planting of trees serves purposes like providing alternative fuel options, food for cattle, helps in soil conservation and more than anything offers a natural aesthetic beauty. Planting of trees also helps to avoid soil erosion which may cause floods. Also, planting trees can be extremely effective in slowing down global warming and trees also help in reducing pollution as they make the air cleaner.

Mrs. Florence Mendes in her speech told that Tree planting during the festival serves various purposes, such as providing alternative fuel, increasing production of food resources, creating shelter-belts around fields to increase productivity, providing food for cattle, offering shade and decorative landscapes, reducing drought and helping to prevent soil erosion, etc.

The program included Speech, skits, songs depicting the importance of Vanamahotsava. 



























Students also planted various plants on the occassion.






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