Tag: welfare one

Trees – Our first step towards permaculture

Environment protection being one of the focus areas of our trust, “Welfare One”, we have been planting trees on a regular basis especially on our Dehradun campus. By planting these trees we aim to develop & promote a natural ecosystem which is sustainable & self-sufficient i.e. one step closer to our aim of adopting & […]

Rain water harvesting

With unpredictable weather conditions & depleting groundwater table, we at ‘Welfare One’ believe that water harvesting is not an option any more but has become an urgent need of the hour. Consequently water harvesting is one of our primary focus areas in ‘Welfare One’. In our ‘Rescue Ma’ cow shelter, water is required for multiple […]

New arrivals

Glad to inform you that Lakshmi our beloved cow has given birth to a lovely reddish brown colored baby bull. We shot a small video on same to introduce you to the new arrivals on our farm. Have added that video to our YouTube channel – Rescue Ma & have also given the link at […]

At the Precipice, we shall evolve…

Our planet is in the grip of covid waves; 2nd here; 3rd there; mutations all over. Mass vaccinations are happening all over the world but as we all know prevention is better than cure. We need to seriously introspect not only on the root causes of this pandemic but also on the ways of our […]

Require volunteers !!!

Rescue Ma is working at the grass root level meeting with farmers & SHGs(Self Help Groups) to spread awareness about the ill-practices that are currently prevalent in our society with respect to animals & cows in particular. Instead of focusing solely on milk, we need to start utilizing cow manure & cow urine which can […]

Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan

In a country where 50% of the population depends directly or indirectly upon agriculture; whose late revered bharat ratna PM Lal Bahadur Shastri gave the slogan, “Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan”, farming is probably the only profession where the farmer doesn’t want his son/daughter to become a farmer. You can become anybody; can do anything but […]

Making Diyas from cow dung

“Gomaye vasate Lakshmi” which literally means… Goddess Lakshmi who is the goddess of wealth & prosperity resides in cow dung. Lighting diyas made of cow dung on Diwali is therefore not only symbolic but shall also enhance the effectiveness of one’s prayers. In addition, Gomaye diyas are compostable & can be reused as excellent manure […]

Growing green fodder

Green fodder is the primary source of nutrients to the cattle & so it is very important to ensure its availability round the year. Depending on the season, multi-cut variety of maize, barley, sorghum are cultivated in summer & rainy seasons, whereas berseem, oats, mustard are grown during winter & spring seasons. First we need […]