Tarumitra, meaning“Friends of Trees” in Hindi and Sanskrit, is a student movement to protect and promote a healthy environment on Earth. Started by students in Patna, India in 1988, the movement has spread into hundreds of high schools and colleges all over India. It has over 2,50,000 members in over 2000 high schools and colleges. Tarumitra has also had several full time volunteers from India and abroad.
To spread ecological sensitivity
To equip its members with skills in handling local environmental problems
To organize campaigns for the preservation of bio-diversity
To promote a spirituality and a world view that is earth friendly