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Ongoing and proposed projects :

New Delhi, NCR
  •  Gurgaon: 100 Trees at Deepashram, a homestead for mentally and physically challenged orphan boys in the care of the Society of the Missionary Brothers of Charity Contemplative of Mother Teresa of Kolkata. More Info...
Gurgaon, Haryana

West Bengal
  • Kolkata: Mulvany House, 500 fruit trees in an old age home in the heart of the city, near Sealdah.  More Info...
  • Barrackpore: Udayan: 1000 (800 fruit and 200 neem trees) trees in a home for children of parents afflicted by leprosy. More Info...
  • Sundarbans: 1000 fruit trees in a govt aided school in Patharpratima block of Sundarbans.
  • 24 Paraganas (N): 5000 trees in 1000 low-income households belonging to micro loan borrowers of one of the largest and most respected MFI/ NGOs in eastern India.
  • Gopeswar, Chamoli district: 1000 fruit trees and 500 foraging trees in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand; managed by Ghanshyam Smriti, Dehradun.
  • Ukhimatt, Rudraprayag district: 5000 Mulberry trees and 1000 assorted fruit trees to help in the rehabilitation of three flood effected villages; managed by Ghanshyam Smriti, Dehradun.
Our projects:  Completed:

  • Kolkata, West Bengal:1000 trees (600 Neem and 400 fruit trees) solely sponsored by LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL Dist 322B1.
Bidhan Sishu Udyan is a children's park in one of Kolkata's most highly polluted residential areas. The planting was inaugurated on 21st July 2013 by LCI 2nd Vice President International Mr Jitsuhiro Yamada.  More Info
Suneel: Uttarakhand: 2000 apple trees in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand managed by Ghanshyam Smriti Dehradun and with partnering of Suneel Mahila Mangal Dal SHG. (Planting completed: Adoption Pending)

Fruit Tree Sapling Size  6 to 10 inches 2 feet 3 feet 4 feet

Age of sapling 2-6 months 9-12 months  15- 18 months 2 years or more

Cost of sapling + planting INR 50/ US$ 1.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 150/ US$ 3.00 INR 200/ US$ 4.00
Optional Nurturing 1 year INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00
Optional Nurturing 2 years INR 200/ US$ 4.00 INR 200/ US$ 4.00 INR 200/ US$ 4.00 INR 200/ US$ 4.00
Optional Geotagging I year INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00 INR 100/ US$ 2.00

SGI works with the twin objectives of combating climate change caused by the billion of us in urban areas as well as helping the billion who sleep hungry, have the assurance of two daily meals!
One of the most tried and tested -- and promising -- method to combat climate change is a simple one: plant trees. Planting trees takes care of a host of issues -- from pollution abatement to creating sustainable livelihoods.

Recent Stories

The Lions Clubs International, District 322B1 along with the 2nd Innings Foundation and SGI planted a 1,000 trees at the Bidhan Sishu Udyan, near the bustling transit hub of Ultadanga, Kolkata. 600 neem trees and 400 fruit trees were planted as part of this festival which will soon be a nationwide planting initiative.

Food for all living organisms originates from trees and other members in the plant kingdom. Every single organism depends directly or indirectly on trees for their survival. Trees not only provide food for other organisms, but also shelter and protection to many different types of organisms including humans. In addition, trees also provide wood, shade, oxygen and clean air. During heavy rains, trees reduce the risk of flooding. There are two major ways in which trees provide protection against flooding.

While several of us tsk-tsk the sorry state of our fast-receding green cover, discuss the ills of global warming over tea and express general hopelessness over the state of affairs, a lanky teenager in Germany is making waves with his motto, “Stop talking, start planting.” 

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