‘Bhoomikkoru oushadhakkuda’, a public event to promote the conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants, was organized by the Department of Dravyaguna, School of Ayurveda, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, in co-ordination with the Kulasekharapuram Agricultural office on December 27, 2018.
Hon. MLA Shri. R. Ramachandran, Panchayat President Smt. Sreelekha Krishna Kumar, Agricultural Officer Shri. Bineesh V. R. and Ward Member Shri. Subash were present on the occasion. The welcome address was given by Brahmachari Sankara Chaitanya (Medical Director, Amrita School of Ayurveda) which was followed by a speech by Dr. M. R. Vasudevan Nampoothiri, Principal, Amrita School of Ayurveda. The function was inaugurated by the Hon. MLA and Dr. Priya S. (HOD, Department of Dravyaguna) together by handing over an Aloe Vera sapling to the Ward member Shri. Subash.
During the event, Dr. P. Ram Manohar (Research Director, ACARA), the Panchayat president and Ward member were felicitated. After the event, 400 Aloe Vera saplings were distributed to the 1st ward of Kulasekharapuram panchayat by the PG and UG students. Along with the saplings, brochures containing the properties and the uses of the plant were also distributed.