On 25th September 2016, a team of AYUDH members of Pune chapter celebrated Amritavarsham 63 -Amma’s 63rd birthday in a unique way with the deprived children of a nearby slum.
A workshop was organized by the AYUDH team in order to train the Haritamritam Project coordinators.
Nigdi, June 5: ‘Haritamritam ‘a green initiative of Mata Amritanandamayi Math was launched in Pune on June 5, World Environment day at Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Yamuna Nagar, Nigdi. Mr. Shrirang Barne, Mr. Pushkaraj Chirputkar (Aashu), cine actor were the chief guests for the official launch. Mr Santosh Nimbalkar who is managing 14 acres of organic farm at Narayangaon shared his success story. Swami Vidyamritananda Puri, the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in charge and Bri Pavanamrita Chaitanya, Principal of Amrita Vidyalayam gave special address.
As a part of its pilot run, the team conducted its first workshop at a society (Prempark in Pimpri, Pune) on 15th May 2016. The families in the society were cooperative, enthusiastic and indeed nature lovers. Initially a brief introduction about Ayudh and Haritamritam was orated to them proceeded by a demo on how to plant the saplings, the organic way. Post demonstration materials were distributed to the families. They were asked to fill their respective growbags (bags made from used flex in which the saplings were to be planted) under AYUDH member’s guidance.
The core team of AYUDH members have been started visiting flats in a society for conducting awareness campaign for Haritamritam workshop registration. The first campaign is done at Prem Park Society, Pimpri-Chinchwad. This visit aims at getting maximum registration from this society so that the registrants can start making their own garden before the project launch.
A workshop was organized by the AYUDH team in order to train the Haritamritam Project coordinators. The workshop aimed to develop the knowledge and skills of coordinators on organic Gardening Technique so that they become experts to deliver similar workshops in societies. The demo and workshop was conducted by Mr Dhananjay Motaghare, Director at CAREOL SOLUTIONS.
Advaya’16’- a two day Ayudh youth camp was organized at Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Pune on 27th and 28th February 2016.