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who we are



— Our Mission

Environmental Study centre is a brain child of Kids ® and JSNT ® was established in 2007-08 with a focus on environmental learning, understanding, sharing knowledge and experience


— Our Vision

We focus on eco friendly life styles, medicinal plant and address climate change regionally. We do focus on value education significance in daily life action in schools and colleges.


— Honors & Awards

1. “Best Eco-friendly Institution” award for the year 2012-13. Department of Forest, Ecology and Climate change, Government of Karnataka.
2. “FellowAshoka” Awarded to Mr.Janardhana Gungurumale. by Ashoka entrepreneurs, Arlington, USA.
3. “Vocational Excellence Award” by Rotary International, Shivamogga midtown.


— Funding

1. Funded by (ECONET, Pune and FIAN), India. (Sep-Nov – 2011).
2. Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Bengaluru, (Jan – Feb. – 2011),
3. Karnataka Forest Department (01-12-2014 to 03-12-2014).
4. Deccan Development Society (DDS), Hyderabad. (January – December 2014),
5. Local funds for most of the regular programs.

Our team

Chipko architect

Sri Sundarlal Bhahugunaji

Appiko in Karnataka

Sri. Pandurangahegade


Sri. H.Annappa

English literary

Pro. T.S.Hovaiyagowda


Pro. A.S.Chendrashekar

Biology and Wild life expert

Pro. B.B.Hosetti



Kannada literary


Kannada literary

Pro. B.Jayadevappa.

Swadeshi Vijnana Vedike

Dr. N.B.Desai

Cooperative expert.

Sri. P.E. Channabasappa.

Admin Expert

Sri. C.S.Candrashekar

Environment and Educationist

Dr. C.Maithili

Civil Engineer

Sri. Chandrashekar.

Biologist and Phynology expert

Dr. Nanda.A.

Traditional medicine Expert.

Sri. Janardhana.G.L

Human Resource training expert

Sri. Dinesh.H

Documentation and Analysis expert

Sri. Santhosh.K.T.

Data entry and Research Fellow

Sri. Manjunath.R.

Documentation and Journalist

Smt. Pavitra

Media Expert

Sri. Premanath.S.K