Eco Warriors


PUMS – Eco Warriors

A Panchayat Union Middle School (PUMS) collaboration endeavour

Nurturing the young generation for a brighter tomorrow

In the breath-taking mountainous region of Nilgiris (Tamil Nadu), The Panchayat Union Middle Schools (PUMS) serve children from remotely located small hamlets.  Usually, home to 20 – 40 students with 1 – 3 teachers these schools are located in ecologically sensitive zones that are under tremendous threat. Unsustainable development practices, degradation of forests & deforestation, unsustainable high volume tourism, intensive farming practices, etc., all threaten this fragile ecosystem.

There is need to create awareness, preserve & protect.

PUMS – Eco-Warriors:  The project has been executed in collaboration with various PUMS across the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu and aimed to

  • create awareness about the ecological wealth and significance of the region,
  • nurture a sense of pride, and
  • inculcate a feeling of environmental stewardship

This was accomplished through various workshops, lectures and activities conducted both inside and outside the classroom.  

For further information on our  initiatives under the Enviro Reach program, please contact

Raminder Chowdhary




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