One Child, One Tree: Kuni Kumari Goura, Principal Incharge of Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya, Bahupadar of Padmapur block in Rayagada district of Odisha

Date – 10.07.21

Place – Padmapur, Odisha

Reported by – Pritish Krishna Chandra Sahu

The Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya of Bahupadar under the block of Padmapur in Rayagada observed the Vanamahotsav Day throughout this week in the school premises. It was observed in the presence of teaching and non-teaching staffs. The teaching staffs who attended the programme were Kuni Kumari Goura, TGT Mathematics cum Principal Incharge of OAV, Sarat Kumar Pradhan, TGT English, Chandan Sabar, TGT Science, Brundaban Pujari, TGT Odia, Amareswari Nayak, TGT Social studies and Sudeshna Adha, TGT Hindi. Besides the teaching staffs, non-teaching staffs as Madhab Gouda, Rajesh Naik and Purna chandra Sahu were also present. All the staffs of OAV planted the saplings in the campus. Fifty saplings were planted.

Kuni Kumari Goura, Principal Incharge of OAV, Bahupadar said ” Actually the main motif of Vanamahotsav is to promote the idea one child, one tree. It is very pessimistic to say that during this pandemic situation, our OAVS Former Advisor Dr. Bijay Kumar Sahoo, Founder of Sai International School has passed away few days ago. His dedication towards our sangathan is great. In regard to tribute of Dr. Bijay Kumar Sahoo, the sangathan has decided one million saplings will be planted throughout all the OAV schools in Odisha. This is our main motto for monsoon plantation drive. We are nothing without the existence of tree in this world. ”

She also expressed that how in this pandemic situation the people of our country witnessed and suffered for the shortage of oxygen in different hospitals. Through this, a small contribution is being done towards an environment and nature. We are helping ourselves but not the nature.

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