Here's how Goa joined hands with Sadhguru's Save Soil movement

Venita Gomes

Goa became the ninth state of India to sign MoU with Isha Foundation's Sadhguru to save soil | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
Sadhguru enticed the audience with his knowledge and humour. He spelt out to the Goan audience that understanding ecology is important. And, one will be able to do it only when one is able to find her/himself. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
On the occasion, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant also called upon youngsters to turn their attention to traditional occupations and make zero use of chemical fertilisers. He said the MoU with Isha Outreach will benefit Goa's local farmers, ecology and economy. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
During his address, Sadhguru also emphasised on how destruction of the soil is the very basis of life. He said that if there is something that needs to be done about the crisis, then it should start now. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
The Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium at Bambolim on Tuesday was packed with over hundreds of participants, both youngsters and senior citizens. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
At the event, Chief Minister Goa Pramod Sawant felicitated Sadhguru with a kunbi shawl and handed over clay lamps as a token. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
The 'Save Soil' event began with a display of various folk dances of Goa and India. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.
The audience at the 'Save Soil' movement was active and responsive. There were constant 'Save Soil' slogans recited loudly by the participants. | Pic Courtesy: Sandeep Desai.