Mangaluru: St Agnes College organises community programme at Government School Amlamogaru

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Mangaluru, Aug 22: 38 students of III BSc (MZC) of St Agnes College (Autonomous) with staff, Ameetha and Vivid D'Souza conducted a community programme at Government Higher Primary School, Amlamogaru.

The programme mainly aimed at creating awareness on economic importance of earthworms and vermicompost.

The session began with an introductory talk by the students. The school children were taught how household waste can be converted to useful compost with the help of earthworms.

• Preparation of vermibin was explained
• Live earthworms were shown to the school children; they enjoyed holding them in their hand
• Priorly prepared vermicompost ready to be marketed was shown to the children

They also narrated the importance and benefits of vermicompost over chemical fertilizers. They distributed earthworms and compost prepared by the Zoology department.
After the programme, students visited few houses in the neighborhood and demonstrated the preparation of vermicompost bin to the community which will in turn convert waste to wealth.

The students and the staff are thankful to Jagadeesh Shetty, headmaster and staff and students of the school for their kind cooperation.


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