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Major Milestones

  • KKPA was established and registered as a trust
  • Volunteering activities for cleaning of water bodies started
  • Awareness programs and events for water body conservation started
  • Celebration of World Water Day, World Earth Day, World Soil Day and World Environment Day to spread environment awareness started
  • KKPA’s first CSR project on Water Body Rejuvenation by desilting of inlet channel completed with the funding support from Cameron India
  • Celebrations of Pongal festival for the public along the embankments of water bodies as a sign of gratitude to mother nature was organized
  • Volunteering activities for increasing green cover by plantation and maintenance of saplings by Miyawaki Method started
  • Volunteering for Kerala flood relief undertaken under the banner C4K (Coimbatore for Kerala)
  • Onsite Volunteering activities for Flood relief works at Cuddalore undertaken
  • Onsite Volunteering for Gaja Cyclone relief for Nagapattinam undertaken
  • First awareness program with nationally renowned speakers (Dr. Rajendra Singh, the Water Man of India and Padmasri. Saarumarada Thimmakka) completed
  • Rally for Noyyal by volunteers initiated
  • KKPA received “Environmental Award - 2018” from Government of Tamil Nadu
  • KKPA’s founder Mr. Manikandan was awarded with “Kovai Gethu Hero Award” by The Times of India
  • First government agency (Income Tax Department, Coimbatore) funded project completed
  • First Banking institution (Bank of Baroda) funded project completed
  • Butterfly Park (Phase I) at Vellalore lake completed with funding support from the CEBACA, Coimbatore
  • KKPA’s first Holistic Water Body Rejuvenation project completed with the funding support from M.N. Gayathri Charities, Chennai, Chennai
  • Volunteering for CoVID-19 relief works during lockdown undertaken
  • Virtual Awareness Meetings on technical sessions for Environment conservation, Biodiversity preservation, CoVID-19 awareness, waste management initiated during CoVID-19 Lockdown
  • KKPA’s founder Mr. Manikandan was awarded with “Best Water Warrior Award -2019” by Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India
  • CoVID vaccination camps conducted with Tamilnadu Medical Department
  • Mapping of waterbodies of Coimbatore region initiated
  • KKPA received “Green Champion Award – 2021” from Government of Tamil Nadu
  • First Urban Forestation Project in the reserved lands of Coimbatore Corporation completed.
  • KKPA published its first book on ‘Butterflies of Vellalore Wetland’ in association with The Nature and Butterfly society (TNBS)
  • Butterfly Park (Phase II) at Vellalore lake is in the verge of completion with funding support from Milacron India Pvt. Ltd