THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Holy Angels Convent Girls School, Vanchiyoor, on Wednesday, played host to a documentary release. The documentary on organic farming released at the school is the effort of four class VIII students of the school- Raziya S K, Harshita Heven, Sera Mariyam Binny and Roshni Ronald.
DPI M S Jaya, Salin Mankuzhy, Victers channel head, school headmistress Sister Irene, the school’s vice-principal and PTA president Salim P H were present at the occasion.
DPI was the chief guest for the event and released the first copy of the CD. Ravi, chief editor of Keralakoumudi recieved it. During her inaugural addess, she appreciated the students of the school, who took efforts to create the documentary and said that students has proved true the proverb, ‘Where there’s a will, there’s a way’. “ Inspite of the busy academic schedules, these students found time to passionately pursue the topic and create a documentary. I hope more and more students get motivated and inspired by them so that they can find time for a passion or hobby, which they can use to spread messages more effectively like this,” she added. Salin Mankuzhy congratulated the students on their effort, adding that their commendable work speaks volumes about their passion and dedication towards the cause of promoting organic farming. “ Children can be more creative and elders can learn a lot from them,” he said.
One of the farms featured in the film belongs to Agriculture Minister K P Mohanan. The documentary with a footage of around 20 minutes also focuses on organic farms at the DPI office, the CM’s residence and the balcony farm at KPCC president V M Sudheeran’s house. Also, the footage also includes types of farming practiced at different parts of the city.