2021 03 Mar 22 Cauvery Calling, ‘Forest to Farm’ Press Meet

    The members of the Rally for Rivers board convened along with Sadhguru to discuss the progress of Cauvery Calling and other Rally for Rivers campaigns in 2020, and to chart a roadmap for 2021. Board members include illustrious people like Justice Arijit Pasayat, retired Supreme Court Judge; Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & MD of Biocon; Mr. Ravi Singh, Secretary General & CEO of World Wide Fund for Nature – India; Mr. Shashi Shekhar, IAS (retired), former Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation; Mr. Pravesh Sharma, IAS (retired), who last served as MD of Small Farmer’s Agribusiness Consortium in the Ministry of Agriculture; Mr. B. Muthuraman, former Vice Chairman, Tata Steel; Dr. A. S. Kiran Kumar, former Chairperson of ISRO; and Mr. Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII.

    The team was delighted to share that against all odds and amidst a debilitating pandemic, the Cauvery Calling team managed to offer 11 million saplings in 2020 to farmers who have planted them on their land, which is a twofold increase compared to 2019.

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