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    NGO focuses on planting native trees that suit local weather conditions

    Ayapakkam resident's tree-planting initiative has been going from strength to strength

    Eshwar is now coordinator of an informal group called Nanai, which focusses on tree-planting. It is around one year old; and since its inception, it has been conducting weekend tree-planting drives, an effort made possible by 170-member volunteering team.

    • Nanai focuses on planting native trees that suit the local weather and soil conditions.
    • They even have two nurseries in the eastern and westerns areas of the city, to provide the saplings for the plantation drives.
    • The volunteer driven network aims to plant native tree saplings on every street in Chennai.


    • Nanai NGO's tree plantation drives conducted at: Ambattur


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