Thanks to the one crore pledge endorsement by Adamya Chetana (lead by Smt.Tejaswini Ananth Kumar), 29th Oota From Your Thota (OFYT) at Rajajinagar on Jan 13, 2019 sets new record of pledges for 1,02,26,448 tree plantations ತೇಜಸ್ವಿನಿ ಅನ೦ತಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರ ಅದಮ್ಯ ಚೇತನದ ಸಹಯೋಗದಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಜಾಜಿನಗರದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನವರಿ ೧೩, ೨೦೧೯ರ೦ದು ನಡೆದ ೨೯ನೇ "ಊಟ ಫ್ರಾಮ್ ಯುವರ್ ತೋಟ" ಜಾತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ 1,02,26,448 ಮರಗಳನ್ನು ನೆಡುವ ಅಭೂತಪೂರ್ವ ಸ೦ಕಲ್ಪ!


The 29th Oota From Your Thota fair at Rajajinagar on 13th Jan 2019 was a huge success from many aspects and one of them was the generation of pledges to plant 1,02,26,448 trees. Yes, the 1,00,00,000 of this number comes from Adamya Chetana alone, a blessing gesture of endorsement by Smt. Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, who is diligently leading the cause of trees for Bengaluru with weekly plantations through her teams, the rest of 2,26,448 trees pledges by the public was a clear indication that Bengluru citizens are quite serious to take this cause as a challenge for them to make a difference going forward.
Smt. Tejaswini Ananth Kumar taking the pledge for 1,00,00,000 trees plantation by Adamya Chetana trust. (Please note that 1,60,000 trees are already planted by the trust and the plantation goes on every week with the help of dedicated volunteers)
(#Sasyagraha 9731773299 Give MissedCall:08039275548 for Adamya Chetana tree plantation volunteering)
  Photo courtesy: Nagendra Karanth

The tree plantation pledges through our forum so far is 1,06,05,229.

This event also proved to attract multiple sponsorships helping us to pull this victory. We thank all those who helped us in this regard including the following ones with the key contributions.

1. Garden City Farmers, Bengaluru West OTG group and all  other partner organizers of the event, helping with the sponsorship of the stall for us. We thank Dr. Rajendra Hegde of Garden City Farmers for brokering this sponsorship.

2. Free Printing of 100 pledge certificates by Samanthu Prints (www.samanthuprints.com). Thanks to Radhika Reddy and Kaveri Kiran from the printers side for working with us on this. Thanks to the green couple Gouthami Saraf and Nagendra Saraf for brokering this sponsorship.

3. Mexican Sunflower Plant cuttings donated by Dr. Anuradha Deepak Pai ( approx. 30 plantation worth) and Mr. Mahadev (approx. 20 plantation worth) for free give away from our stall. Thanks to Shnkar P A for brokering the donations from Mr. Mahadev from Chamarajpet.
 
Mr. Mahadev, a gardener in Chamarajpet with his donations


Dr. Anuradha Deepak Pai with her donations

4. Voluntary work:  Thanks to Akhila Mantapa Upadhya for being my full time volunteer partner for this event. Thanks to Mr. Arun Kumar N from the RR Nagar OTG group for helping with significant hours of volunteering. Thanks to Priti Narayan of RR Nagar OTG for brokering this volunteering arrangement.
 
Akhila, ready for the serious business that will go for a long day!

Arun Kumar N, tireless after long hours of volunteering, taking the pledge too!

 The summary of the pledges is given below:






The tree plantation pledges so far are documented here: Historic Tree Plantation Pledges Tracking


Most of the people who took the pledge are captured in the photos below:

Gangadhar K

Chetan Kumar

Anamika Bist of Village Story

Dr. Rajesh of Garden City Farmers / BM English School

Vani Murthy, the local waste mangement celebrity

Sujeep C R

Sunil S

Yashwanth K

Johnson K


K V Ramana

Srikantegowda M B

Bhaskar Reddy


Vijayakumar B R

Arunakumari

Prathima Kaarvi

Padmavathi P K 

Rajeev Mudakavi

Gowri Jade

Chayak B R

Sumangali


Deepa P R


Raghu (Chidu) G


Vaishnavi

Startup Sanatana (Venkat K L)

Gayatri and Sekhar

Eshwar Prasad B M S


Sangamitra M V


Geetha Prakash


Tejaswini Ananth Kumar (Adamya Chetana) with family members


Meera Phadke


Shanthi V

Nagendra Karanth and Ramya Karanth
Geetha Ravikumar

Madhusudan M N

Anupama M V


Geetha Kishor

Deepa P R

Sumit T

Gayatri Mukunda Rao

Shilpa Swamy

Vrinda Nandi

Nethra Subhash


Guhan Jyothi

Rajendra Prasad


Neelam Lalwani

Purushottama S R

Sydney Lewis

Anandamayi A

Srinidhi R

Kalpana D

Prasad C S

Chiranth K K




Yashas D Mendon, Shreya D Mendon

Diganth P


Sujan

Satwik

Seema Herale

Sindhu H R


Jayarathna M G

Anuradha A V


Dharmendra Sanklecha

Deepa Kulkarni


Padmashree Shankar

Esha S Krithika & Chithanya S Kashyap


Malini (not in picture) and Narasimha Prasad


Rupashree G

Hamsinee A


Dayanand Shahpurkar

Shilpa Shapurkar


Sanjeev Jaganmohan




Bhaireshachar & Divyashree

Dr. Girija C Patil

Smitha A M

Supriya J

Ramakrishna


Sachin S Revankar

Deeksha R Dharwadkar

Vijayadasaa Udupa

Dr. Suprada

Srinatha A S

Susitra C S

Bharathi S and Srinivas N

Dr. Madhavi Rao

Harsha Shitole

Venkatesh Murthy S

Venugopal G

Nidhi G & Govindaraju H

Sarthak and Sankalp

Sandhya M

One of Anurag & Chirag with dad

Thank you all for this overwhelming success!

Namasthe!

Nataraja Upadhya
Billion Trees and Beyond
Paint Bengaluru Green and More! (ಬೆ೦ಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ಹಸಿರು ಓಕುಳಿ!)

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