Eco-warriors from Universities of Hyderabad & Pondicherry Embark on a Seaside Clear-up Drive alongside the Puducherry Coast

Eco-warriors on a Puducherry Beach Clean-up Drive. (IANS)

Eco-warriors on a Puducherry Seaside Clear-up Drive.


A band of ecological fanatics from the College of Hyderabad (UoH)and Pondicherry College (PU) are working to wash up the mess and assist marine life alongside the Puducherry coast as most individuals take pleasure in the brand new yr festivities.

To create consciousness, the World Inexperienced Military and the scholars for growing the UoH and PU ABVP unit have launched into a marketing campaign that started from December 28 and can proceed till January first week.

Rohit Bondugula, a PhD scholar on the College of Hyderabad and founder-member of the World Inexperienced Military, mentioned: “These clean-up drives shall be carried out often each week in order that our efforts will be sure that the seashores are clear and there will not be any hurt to the marine animals like sea anemones, barnacles, chitons, crabs, isopods, limpets, mussels, sea stars, snails and turtles that are discovered on the seashores. We’re additionally operating consciousness campaigns and are in talks with the native fishermen and coastal space residents for initiating the clean-up drives and sustaining their neighbourhood clear.”

In all, round 60 volunteers from the 2 universities are collaborating within the marketing campaign. With COVID-19 restrictions easing over the previous few months, vacationers and customer arrivals have seen an increase which has additionally uncovered seashores to air pollution.

Vishal Agarwal, a PhD. Scholar of Pondicherry College mentioned: “A lot of the vacationers began visiting the seashores in Pondicherry and several other different seashores. Nonetheless, most of those vacationers usually are not cautious in regards to the marine lifetime of the ocean. They dump plastic, glasses, litter round and throw the wastes into the seashores thereby affecting the marine animals.”

Collectively, the volunteers have managed to enhance a few of the seashores that the Union Territory of Puducherry is legendary for.

Sharwananad, PhD scholar, ABVP Pondicherry College President, mentioned: “Now we have cleaned few seashores resembling Chinna Kalapet seashore, Soorya seashore and Serenity seashore and picked up a number of waste and rubbish dumped by people.”

The UoH college students, who travelled from Hyderabad and collaborated with the PU college students, are wanting ahead to collaborating with a number of NGOs to work for sustainable improvement objectives, environmental and local weather points, lake safety, and wildlife points, mentioned Rohit Bondugula.


The above article has been revealed from a wire company with minimal modifications to the headline and textual content.

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