It was another memorable day in the history of YMCA AGRA when the officials gathered together to form the Green Team. The meeting started at 5:15 pm on 19th July 2012 and around 18 people from different walks of life gathered in Diocesan Office to show their love and concern for mother nature. In an impressive ice breaking session everyone told how they was involved in saving the energy.
Mr. Vikas Singh from Rajeev Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission said that since for the last 2 years he was planning to be part of any movement where we could think and work for our mother nature. In his Computer Centre he changed the old monitors to new TFTs and instead of CPU, he was using a device which needs no CPU and work more effectively it reduced his monthly electricity bill and also he was happy that he helped in reducing carbon emissions.
Mr. Deepak Sarin Cordinator of India Against Corruption said that it is wonderful to plant trees in Agra, but at the same time we should aware people to care the previous planted saplings. Mr. Rohin Sarin of 3rd Eye Creation said to reduce pollution, serious measures should be taken to remove polythene from city and we should also work on an alternate to polythene.
Mr. Deepak Dan, The Executive Committee Member of NIR YMCAs said when a man is taken in the emergency department of a hospital, the first thing he needs is OXYGEN. If we'll not plant trees from where do we get oxygen?
After an interactive session the Green Ambassador Amit Kapoor helped to form the Green Team of YMCA Agra with an oath by the members under the dynamic leadership of Revd. Dr. P. P. Habil - President YMCA Agra. The meeting ended with entertaining the members with herbal drinks which is to motivate the Green Team that there was an alternate of Cold Drinks. Why we drink Cold Drinks when Natural drinks are more healthy and refreshing.
The meeting ended with the word of prayer and benediction by Revd. Dr. P. P. Habil - Diocesan Secretary Church of North India
The Members of YMCA AGRA GREEN TEAM
1. Revd. Dr. P. P. Habil Diocesan Secretary, Diocese of Agra
2. Mr. Deepak Dan Board Members YMCA AGRA
3. Mr. Derek Smith St. John's Inter College, Agra
4. Dr. Samuel Stanley St. John's College, Agra
5. Dr. Shailendra Pratap Singh St. John's College, Agra
6. Mr. Amit Kapoor Green Ambassador- India
7. Mr. Trevor Rosemeyer Anglo-Indian Association, Agra
8. Mr. Deepak Sarin Coordinator - India Against Corruption, Agra
9. Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma Student M. D. Jain Inter College, Agra
10. Mr. Mayank Srivastava Student M. D. Jain Inter College, Agra
11. Mr. Sudhir Bharadwaj India Against Corruption, Agra
12. Mr. Rohin Sarin Managing Director 3rd Eye Creation
13. Mr. Vikas Singh Managing Director -
Rajeev Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission, Agra
14. Mr. Yatin Tyagi Rajeev Gandhi Computer Saksharta Mission, Agra
15. Mr. Raj Kumar Dass Dass Public School, Agra
16. Revd. Yusuf Dass Priest in Charge Methodist Church, Firozabad
17. Mr. C. N. Tigga Member YMCA AGRA
General Secretary YMCA Agra
YMCA Green Ambassador India