Plant trees, avoid cancer, says NGO

Plant trees, avoid cancer, says NGO

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 2016-02-03 21:48 Bengaluru: Childrens’ Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP), an NGO working for child rights and shared parenting, conducted a cancer awareness programme at Sumangali Seva Ashrama, Hebbal, on the eve of World Cancer Day.Speaking to Bfirst.in, Kumara Jagirdar, President, CRISP, spoke of the need for saving trees. “Cases of lung cancer have gone up in the city because of indiscriminate chopping of trees. It is better to plant more trees to prevent the cancer in coming days. Therefore, we are promoting the planting of trees so that children may have a better future.” Kumara said they had watered more than 100 trees on Wednesday.Kumara also demanded the government to include environmental studies as a mandatory subject in high school.