Saturday, May 7, 2011

FREE SAPLINGS IN CHENNAI BY TREE BANK OF INDIA

TREE BANK OF INDIA


The Tree Bank of India, offers free saplings to anyone who cares to ask, looks for tree lovers in districts who heads the Green Ribbon Club. The bank trains teams in the essentials of ‘tree service’, including collecting seedlings, growing plants in them, transferring and protecting them with tree guards. They have gone to Nepal, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan to create such teams.If we get them tickets they come and do the service for free.

When someone expresses a desire to green up an area, TFF volunteers make a visit and inspect it for a few things like availability of water and a commitment to care for the planted trees. When convinced they go ahead and plant the saplings.



Rules and Regulations for Free supply of Saplings:
1.Saplings will not be supplied if MES wires with high tension is above the sapling planting area.
2.Saplings will not be supplied if telephone wires , metro pipes, EB cables and storage pipe lines are below the sapling planting area.
3.A letter is required mentioning the above criteria’s clearly.
4.Tree bank volunteers will survey the site for planting the Saplings.
5.A Sapling planting layout is required.
6.Permission letter from the panchayat or the corporation is required.
7.Letter from the committee or the association of the respective site promising that the planted Saplings will be maintainted the best level is required.
8. Tree Guards is must at the time of planting the saplings.
9. 2x2 Ft Hole is required to plant the saplings which will be done by the bearer of the saplings.
10. Free saplings will be provided only for the Govt. Land such as Schools, Park, Play Ground, Libraries, Hospitals etc..
11. The Nursery bags should be replaced to the Tree bank.
12. Transportation will be charged on the bearer.
13. Only Avenue trees are available.
14. Trees available only for members of the tree bank website.


FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT:

Mullaivannam
No 13 , Perumal Koil Street
Virugambakkam
Chennai- 92.
No :9789892080 / 9382184310 /9790808889
WWW.http://treebankofindia.webs.com/

6 comments:

  1. Hi Sangeetha ! Thanks for your wonderful info.

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  2. Hi

    I am staying a Govt.Quarters. Can we plant a tree sapling some 10m from the building. Will the roots(of the trees) cause any harm to the building? Perhaps some trees might harm. Hope there are some trees which wont harm. Please let me know if you can.

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  3. Hi

    I am doing masters in social work. We are planning for a event to be organised in a remote village can u provide us with saplings.

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  4. hi iam a social work student organizing a program for social work students we are in need of 50 tree sampling is that possible to get it

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  5. hai iam working for a it we are planting trees plants in schools colleges can you provide us with saplings????

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  6. Ms. Sangheetha, I am from Fatima Church, Kodambakkam. Can we have free saplings planted at the path outside our Church Campus free of Cost. Can you help us to organise this? - Dominic, Chennai (9444579243)

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