Nehru Nagar Pond – A little paradise on OMR

The Nehru Nagar pond, strangely located outside the area known as Nehru Nagar, is an oasis lying on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, in between Thoraipakkam and Karapakkam. It is a beautiful water body, which consists of heavenly palm tree islands and an herbal garden on it’s far side – a sight that one does notContinue reading “Nehru Nagar Pond – A little paradise on OMR”

Giving birds a new home – how students upcycled shoe-boxes to save the environment

Saving nature is not difficult and can be done in creative ways, as students of the NSN group of schools proved! About 150 students participated in E.F.I’s bird nest building workshop and designed unique birdhouses out of their old shoeboxes.  Before the cutting and tinkering started, a short presentation about India’s birds was given toContinue reading “Giving birds a new home – how students upcycled shoe-boxes to save the environment”

E.F.I’s HydroStar | The Rainwater Harvesting Star | Episode-1

Water crisis and lack of water often grabs headlines. Do we ever take time to talk about those who are conserving and making a difference? Here is E.F.I’s effort to celebrate individuals who care about water. Mrs. Maheshwari and family have been pioneers in Rain Water Harvesting. Watch and learn, how each of us canContinue reading “E.F.I’s HydroStar | The Rainwater Harvesting Star | Episode-1”

E.F.I’s DOT- A Leadership Summit

Environmentalist Foundation of India is conducting ‘DOT workshops’ across the cities in India! It is an environmental leadership summit aimed at identifying young environmental leaders from across the schools in India. Through the one-day leadership workshop, we train a batch of 100 students and 50 teachers from across schools in a common venue. The focus subjectsContinue reading “E.F.I’s DOT- A Leadership Summit”

Swachhta Pakhwada – Indian Oil Partners With E.F.I

The Swachh Bharat Mission has been a revolutionary program, that aims at encouraging every Indian citizen to volunteer towards a clean India. The Indian Oil Corporation part of its commitment to the program and society partnered with Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) to organize a nationwide volunteer drive at different water bodies. The entire effortContinue reading “Swachhta Pakhwada – Indian Oil Partners With E.F.I”

Karuppan Kulam – End of mechanical work

The mechanical work at the Karuppan Kulam has been finished. The excavators are leaving the pond. Lots of silt has been moved in the last weeks. In the following lines, we will explain the full progress. Read here about the status of the pond at the start: https://lakesofindia.com/2019/04/19/the-karuppan-kulam-start-of-work/ The pond located in Menambedu, Ambattur, hadContinue reading “Karuppan Kulam – End of mechanical work”