As part of World Environment Day celebrations this year, the 9th year of the Mathrubhumi Seed Project in the Chavakkad Educational District was inaugurated at Amrita Vidyalayam Chavakkad. Chavakkad Block Panchayat President Sri Ummer Mukkandath inaugurated the function. He said that in spite of all scientific and technological development, mankind can never survive without agriculture. Federal Bank Asst. Vice President Sri Amit Kumar was the Chief Guest at the function which was presided over by Principal Bri. Reena. Lyricist Sri V.K. Harinarayanan, Literary Critic Sri Vijayakumar Menon, Agriculture Asst. Director Sri S.G. Anilkumar, Mathrubhumi Circulation Manager Sri P.M. Dhanesh and Smt. N. Remadevi spoke at the function.
Sri Harinarayanan inaugurated the distribution of fruit tree saplings to students. Following this, Sri Ummer Mukkandath, Seed Reporter Sri Prathul Krishna and Chavakkad Educational District Gem of Seed awardee A.S. Hrday marked the beginning off the seed project for the new academic year by planting a mango sapling on the school grounds. A documentary of the school’s seed activities during the previous academic year and an exhibition of different varieties of medicinal plants were also organized.