Debris Disposal

Two weeks have passed since the upper stream of the Coonoor River was subjected to cleaning up and de-silting operations. Some 3200 metric tonnes of debris, from a stretch measuring a mere 300 metres, have been removed.  Also recovered from inside the stream were some material belonging to the railways worth a few lakhs, which […]

Remembering the Mahatma

“Nature is lenient. It often does not punish us for our sins immediately.” Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) Thus stated the Great Soul, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated throughout the nation and across the world today. The Mahatma never used the word environment protection. During his time environmental problems were […]

World Rivers Day 2019 Celebrations – Responses

Revd. Philip Mulley24 Sep 2019 Dear Samantha and Dr.Vasanthan, A big salute to you both and your counterparts in the CLEAN COONOOR MISSION.  The meaningful event put up at Coonoor Club on the 22nd instant, by whosoever concerned is certainly a great wellspring of what your mission wants to happen to “Namma Water” (one sixth […]

Song release, rendition of poetry, and screening of documentary, mark World Rivers Day-2019 Celebrations

It was an evening of variety, colour and gaiety, admixed with shades of solemnity, as the citizenry of Coonoor joined hands to celebrate the event of ‘World Rivers Day-2019,’ at the Coonoor Club. The event in which some two-hundred plus individuals participated, was jointly organised by Mrs. Reeba Cherian, a few interested citizens, and ‘Clean […]