Tree plantation drive, start-up social innovation, march for animal liberation and much more to look forward to this week. Here are 5 events you should not miss.
1. Plant a Tree and Camp for free – Mumbai
The dedicated tree plantation program in association with the Maharashtra Forest Department works toward communicating the idea of “Planting one tree means planting a whole living system” to masses. Its Imperative to plant at-least 10 trees provided by forest official. More details. Drop mail at – email@example.com for registration and other details.
Thanking India's Unsung Heroes: Plan India Celebrates Nation's Last Mile Champions
Plan India Impact Awards 2018 was held in New Delhi on July 27, where eminent personalities like Amitabh Kant and Shabana Azmi were the chief guests.Read more >
When: 30th May
Where: Mumbai, Maharashtra
2. March for animal liberation – Various cities across India
For the first time in India, a nation-wide march is set to take place across 15 cities (and counting) to sensitise people to the fact that animals are individuals like us who deserve freedom, not commodification; when we use animal products and services we rob them of their deeply cherished freedom. India Against Speciesism, a volunteer group, is pleased to invite you to the march, India Marches for Animal Liberation.
The participating cities include Delhi/NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Jammu, Wardha, etc. The city-wise details (contact info, timings, routes) can be found here.
The Delhi walk will happen in a circle around Connaught Place from 5 to 6:45 pm starting at A Block in front of ICICI bank. You are requested to come at 5:30 pm. More details.
When: 31st May
Where: Various locations.
3. Start-up Weekend Social Innovation – Bengaluru
Have you ever been really frustrated about a social issue? Have you always thought of doing something about it but never really got around to do this? If you have an idea and want to test it – Then this event is for you!!
The event will gather some of the most passionate people to work together to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. Start-up Weekend is a 54 hour event where you’ll get to meet developers, business guys and designers together to make awesome cross functional teams and discover what entrepreneurs can do together. Check out their website, Facebook and Twitter for more details. Register here.
Unsung Champions of India's Most Marginalised Get Much-Deserved Recognition!
Through the awarding ceremony, Plan India aims to form strategic partnerships that would help collaborative entities do good while providing audiences with fresh, meaningful content as well as leverage their credibility to extend their joint reach for the greater good.Read more >
When: 29th May – 31st May
Where: Intuit India Product Development Centre Pvt Ltd., RMZ Ecospace Internal Rd, Adarsh Palm Retreat, Bellandur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103.
4. Fun With Plants – Bengaluru
Celebrate the connection that each and everyone of us has to plants. Play some games and activities that will make you use all your senses; that will take you back to the root of connection we share with the natural world. This time, the session is open for all ages! Bring your kids along and allow them to show everyone all the wonder of plants. More details.
When: 30th May
Where: Cubbon park
5. Startup Weekend SHE – Bengaluru
Join the event for SHE, a special women’s edition of Startup Weekend where they are assembling a host of the most talented, enterprising women of Bangalore for 3 days of frenzied ideation, business model creation, coding, designing and market validation. More details.
When: 29th May
Where: Workbench Projects, Halasuru Metro Station, Old Madras Road,Gupta Layout, Halasuru, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India