Fruit Tree Plantation Initiated
The Department of Zoology, ZEST and Birds Club International of St. Michael's College, Cherthala, jointly initiated a fruit tree plantation at College campus with support from Mahindra Finance. 2000 fruit tree saplings of Jackfruit, Mango, Champa, Guava were sponsored by the company. Planting of trees was inaugurated by College Principal Dr. V. Mathew and State HR Manager of Mahindra Finance Sri. Thomson Joseph on 20/08/2019. Vice-principal Prof. Annie Jose K, Birds Club coordinator Dr. Antony P. J., Mahindra Finance Regional Manager Sri. Jayadev Menon and ZEST secretary Yedukrishnan H. spoke during the function. Volunteers of ZEST, BCI and Nature Club units of the college are planting the trees for creating yet another bird-friendly habitat on the college campus. The activity is also aimed at inculcating a zeal for nature conservation and propagation in the students.