“Vrikshamathe” fame veteran environmentalist SalumaradaTimmakka joined hands with Green Refinery of Krnataka Coast ONGC MRPL (Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd) to celebrate Karnataka Rajyotsava 2019.
Lead by managing director Sri Venkatesh M and Director Refinery M. VinayKumar MRPL family gathered in large numbers to Plant Trees and celebrate the cultural vibrancy of Karnataka.More than 500 members of MRPL family first did a Kannada Cultural procession amidst the green environs of the MRPL colony. A tree planting program was held along with the celebrated guest. The event was organised by MRPL Employees Club. Sri Sanjay Verma GGM I/C refinery and Government College lecturer R Durga were present.
Speaking affectionately to the MRPL family Timmakka expressed her joy to see the enthusiasm of the people about greenery and was happy to see large trees in MRPL campus. She advised people tokeep planting trees of all forms during their life time and contribute to the nature.
Sri M.Venkatesh MD MRPL opined that legends like Timmakka represent alternate knowledge that needs to be acquired by all of us. He opined that though she hasn’t gone to school or college she has learnt meaning of life by being one with nature and finding the meaning of life through her contribution to the people and the nature around her.