Orchids – The International School conducted Hulimavu Lake Clean-up Drive


Students collected over 100 kg of plastic waste as part of the drive

Bengaluru, 26.09.2022: Orchids – The International School, BTM Layout branch and Arabhavi foundation jointly organised a Lake Clean-up Drive at Hulimavu lake recently. The drive was organized to raise awareness regarding water bodies and to promote their conservation. 

Orchids – The International school has been organizing many such events to develop the ecological concerns and sense of sustainability among students. The lake area is 124 acres. The students contributed their service to preserve the lake and collected over 100 kg of plastic waste.

Sathish Shetty, Hulimavu resident addressed students and urged them to protect and save the lakes. He further said, “There were 1300 lakes in Bengaluru earlier. With rapid construction work and garbage dumping in lakes. The condition of most of the lakes has detoriated and lake bodies in city have reduced drastically. Let us strive together to protect the precious our ecosytem by conserving and restoration of lakes in our city”. 

Santhosh Arabhavi, founder of Arabhavi foundation appreciated the efforts of students and thanked the gathering. Bhagyalaxmi Murali, Ex – corporator of Arekere and many local residents volunteered and participated in the activity.

The students of Orchids – The International school are bringing awareness on responsible festivities and celebrations this time around. 

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About Orchids – The International School

Orchids-The International School is one of the leading international K12 school chains in India, it started its journey in 2002 with its first branch in Hyderabad. In less than two decades it has grown into 60 branches spread over 11 major cities- Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Chennai, Kolkata Nagpur, Nasik, Tumkur, Aurangabad. Modern physical infrastructure, ensuring personalized attention by following a 1:12 teacher-student ratio, and a carefully curated curriculum provide uniformity in all Orchids schools. Orchids follow CBSE and ICSE curriculum infused with international teaching methodologies to provide a strong emphasis on personality development along with academic excellence. Currently, it has over 30000+ students and 3000+ teaching and non-teaching staff. Orchids’ core anthem is “Shaping minds, Touching lives”. 

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