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This is the first school to establish a butterfly garden in the school premises. On 21st October 2016, Videojet Technologies India Pvt. Ltd planted 150 butterfly attracting plants in here. The project aims to support butterfly conservation by creating a suitable habitat within the school campus. Butterfly awareness programmes and on site assessments to monitor the health of the plants and increase in butterfly sightings are conducted here to help the students get a practical know how about their Environmental Studies curriculum.
On 25th November 2016, we established our fifth Butterfly Garden in collaboration with the United Way Mumbai. 16 employees from Deloitte helped in establishing the Butterfly Garden at the National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped (NASEOH), Chembur, Mumbai. 150 butterfly attracting plants; of 15 species that included host plants and nectar plants, were planted. Signages of the plants describing its name, type and medicinal properties, were also installed .
This was a short term consultancy project of developing a butterfly garden to demonstrate the sustainable development principles followed by THDC. We are happy to contribute to the real estate industry in a meaningful way. The project concept was based on Wellness and Environment. As part of the project, we developed a butterfly garden by planting 1000 butterfly attracting plants. We also developed a short video on the ‘Role of butterflies in our lives’. This video is the first documentation describing the impact of butterflies on human health.
A tree plantation project was implemented by Videojet Technologies Pvt. Ltd in collaboration with United Way of Mumbai, wherein 100 saplings were planted for creating a butterfly garden at Urban Haat, Navi Mumbai. The aim of this three year project was to support butterfly conservation. 99% of sapling survival rate and 28 butterfly species were observed in the garden during the survey. The Plants are maintained well by CIDCO. Apart from butterflies; insects like dragonfly, praying mantis, plant hopper, eggs of bugs and tiger moth pupa were also observed. (See video)