Corto plazo
RC-06/21 INDIA Bandh-Bhaguri ENV 26/07/2021 07/08/2021

RC-06/21 CJ/SCC-Bringing forest back Solan ENV 10 Vols. 26.07.21 – 07.08.21

Background: With this project we aim to do our bit to
reverse climate change and preserve biodiversity of our

surrounding through education and actions. As July-
September are rainy months and an ideal time to plant

trees therefore we annually organize environmental
actions to bring more waste land under use by planting
trees, Overtime we have assisted in planting more than
10,000 trees in last 5 years. Along with plantation we
also educate local community about carbon emission
and environmentally sustainable actions which we could
Location & Leisure time: Ruchi campus which is located
near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka town and 60
km from Chandigarh city. The area offers a unique
opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful
Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and
Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited.
Nearby Kasauli town, a hill station, is a major tourist
attraction. A visit to Shimla, the state capital, will offer
an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains and
British architecture.
Work: Volunteers will better understand flora, fauna and
biodiversity in this forest area and how the nature plays
an important role in influencing the lives of local people.

Depending on the weather, volunteers would plant new
trees and also nurture the already planted ones. Physical
work would include soil working, composting, clearing
weeds and bushes, preparing holes for future plantation.
Besides tree plantation, volunteers will also develop
educational material to create awareness among people
on issues like global warming, climate change, Carbon
emission, sustainable lifestyle etc. Environmental
education and protection is the focus of the camp.
Additional activities will also include learning of various
developmental issues and solutions. They will also visit
various humanitarian projects and interact with locals.
Accommodation and Food: Volunteers will live in the
RUCHI campus. All minimum basic amenities will be
available with library facilities. Vegetarian food will be
served. A cook will be there but volunteers are
expected to help him and occasionally cook their own
meals and self-management is required. Sleeping bags
are not necessary but required for personal hygiene.
Requirements: Interest in environment and climate
change. Physical fitness, Flexibility and High level of
International Terminal: New Delhi;
Domestic terminal: Chandigarh
Nearest railway station: Kalka
Participation Fee: Euro 220