Welcome to Trees of NMS

Trees of NMS is creating awareness among students and communities about nurturing and protecting our biodiversity, reforestation and conservation.Planting or protecting a tree has a considerable impact on all Sustainable Development Goals earmarked by the UN, not only does it directly impact conditions of organic life on earth, but also in areas such as hunger, poverty, education, clean energy, health, and industry.Trees help us build a future where poverty is reduced, food and water are available, biodiversity is safeguarded and sustainable livelihoods are possible.
Healthy forests = happy communities!

How We Work

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An inventory of trees at the Neerja Modi school campus has been prepared after meticulous research and planning.

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The data of the trees has been linked to the school website. A unique QR code specific to a tree has been placed next to it.

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The code once decoded, translates into a Uniform Resource Locator or URL which directly shows the data of each tagged tree.

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Students can get accurate information regarding a particular tree by just scanning the barcode.

Did You Know?

  • Alstonia Scholaris is called the blackboard tree. Its wood is used to make slates for students. This is also why its species name is ‘Scholaris’.
  • The Weeping Fig can remove gaseous toxin formaldehyde from indoor air.
  • The Fishtail Palm is named so because its leaves resemble the tail of a fish.
  • According to Hindu mythology, the Neem tree was born when drops of Amrit, the elixir of immortality, were sprinkled on the earth by gods.
  • The name Rudra is one of Lord Shiva’s 1008 names & the word Aksha means tears in Sanskrit. It is believed that after 1000 years of meditation, tears rolled down Shiva’s eyes in compassion for humanity, and they formed the Rudraksha Tree.