About Tarumitra Ashram
Tarumitra received Special Consultative Status (ECOSOC) from the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations from 2005
Tarumitra, meaning “Friends of Trees” in Hindi and Sanskrit, is a student movement to protect and promote a healthy environment on Earth. Started by school students with support from Jesuits in Patna, India in 1988, the the movement has spread into hundreds of high schools and colleges all over India. It has over 300,000 members in over 2000 high schools and colleges. Tarumitra has also had several full-time volunteers from India and abroad.