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TreePlant106K is a sub-program of Go-green program which is part of RARE program of V Foundation.
TreePlant106K is a sub-program to plant 106.000 [106 thousands] trees in the state of Karnataka, on the occasion of 106th Birthday Celebration of Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamikalu at Sri Siddha Ganga Math, Tumkur at Monday 1rst April 2013.

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  1. 1. PresentsKannada Nadalli Hasiru Tapovana Date: Wednesday 13th March 2013 Place: V Foundation Office, Bangalore, India
  2. 2. Dr. Shree Shree Shivakumara Mahaswamigalu
  3. 3. On the auspicious occasion of106th BirthdayDr. Shree ShreeShivakumaraMahaswamigalu
  4. 4. Inaugural Event
  5. 5. Tree Plant
  6. 6. Place to Plant• Educational Institution• Hospital• Work Location• Layout/Rural House
  7. 7. Social Benefits• Trees make life nicer. It has been shown that spending time among trees and green spaces at home or office reduces the amount of stress that we carry around with us in our daily lives.• Hospital patients have been shown to recover from surgery more quickly when their hospital room offered a view of trees.• Children have been shown to retain more of the information taught in schools if they spend some of their time outdoors in green spaces.• Trees are often planted as living memorials or reminders of loved ones or to commemorate significant events in our lives.
  8. 8. Communal Benefits• Even though you may own the trees on your property your neighbors may benefit from them as well.• Through careful planning trees can be an asset to your entire community.• Tree lined streets have a traffic calming effect, traffic moves more slowly and safely.• Trees can be placed to screen unwanted views or noise from busy highways.• Trees can complement the architecture or design of buildings or entire neighborhoods.
  9. 9. Environmental Benefits• Trees are like the lungs of the planet. They breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen. Additionally, they provide habitat for birds and other wildlife. But that’s not all trees do for us!• Trees improve our air quality by filtering harmful dust and pollutants such as ozone, carbon monoxide, and sulfur dioxide from the air we breathe.• Trees give off oxygen that we need to breathe.• Trees reduce the amount of storm water runoff, which reduces erosion and pollution in our waterways and may reduce the effects of flooding.• Many species of wildlife depend on trees for habitat. Trees provide food, protection, and homes for many birds and mammals.
  10. 10. Make Karnataka “Green Paradise”• Trees Help to Save Energy • Statistics• Planting trees can also help cool your • Trees trap CO2 from the atmosphere home in the summer. The overall effect and make carbohydrates that are used of the shade created by planting a for plant growth. They give us oxygen in healthy tree is equivalent to 10 room- return. Mature trees can absorb roughly size air conditioners running 20 hours a 48 pounds of CO2 a year. The tree in day! turn releases enough oxygen to sustain two human beings.• In the winter, trees can act as windbreaks for your home and will help • Trees also help to reduce ozone levels in you save on heating costs. The Journal of urban areas. Trees reduce urban runoff Horticulture claims that saving on and erosion by storing water and heating costs can reach as much as 25 breaking the force of rain as it falls. percent! • Trees also absorb sound and reduce• Trees shade buildings, streets, and noise pollution. This is especially homes. If enough trees are planted in important for people who live near cities, the overall microclimate improves freeways. In some cases, a well planted and total energy use for heating and group of trees can reduce noise cooling is reduced. pollution by up to 10 decibels.
  11. 11. ParticipateDonation VolunteersPlease write to us: Send your interest or experience to:V FoundationProgram Coordinator - RARE Muthu Swamy Chairman,# 36 & 37, Vijay Nivas, Uttarahalli V FoundationBangalore-560061. ms@vfoundationPhone: +91(901)901-1842 +91(988)619-7840Ask for tax exemption certificate toall of your donation