Articles by Malathi Prasad

Malathi Prasad is the team coordinator for VrikshaMitra, a group formed by some residents of Manyata Residency, mostly women. The group has taken up the cause of greening and protecting the parks of Manyata.

If you’re somewhere around Manyata tech park, you may hear the chirping of birds amidst all the honking and din of heavy vehicles. Adjacent to the tech park, a small internal road will take you to five mini forests, spread across 7850 sq m. All of these have been created by the residents of Manyata Residency nearby. These parks are the only lung spaces in the otherwise traffic-choked, congested area that houses many high-rise apartments and commercial establishments. How it all started As we face the ill-effects of global warming, we need to stop cutting down trees and plant more…

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