Sri. Nidheesh Kalluvathod [President – Grama Panchayath Kattippara] on Monday [23rd Dec, 2019] inaugurated a herbal garden at Holy Family HSS, Kattippara in the presence of Dr Suresh VS[ Professor – KMCT Ayurveda Medical College ]. Fr John [Manager – Holy Family HSS] presided over the function.. NSS Volunteers and teachers of KMCT Ayurveda Medical College were also present on the occasion.
As many as 150 saplings were planted in different parts of the garden. Sri. Nidheesh and Dr Suresh VS also planted herbal plants. “We feel that the concept has helped in motivating visitors to grow medicinal plants. We want them to replicate the concept and increase usage of products from medicinal plants in the homes, said Dr Suresh.
The herbal garden has fifteen species of native herbs with medicinal properties. NSS Volunteers of KMCT Ayurveda Medical College and teachers led the programme from the front.