April 13, 2016

Pilikula Nisargadhama

A special cover was released on 13th April 2016  at the premises of Mangaluru Collectorate Post Office, District Commissioner's Office Complex , Mangaluru, to commemorate 20 years journey of  Pilikula Nisargadhama. It is dedicated to promote eco-tourism and creation of awareness about our environment and traditional cultural practices.

 Photo Courtesy: Ravi Posavanike

Dr.Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisirghadhama, Mangaluru located 10 Kms from Mangaluru city encompasses 356 acres of land dedicated to the conservation of bio-diversity if Western Ghats, heritage and culture, creation of awareness in science and technology. To showcase heritage and culture,a unique live heritage village is set up in Pilikula. Cultural practices of olden times are recreated to experience the heritage Guthumane (Residence of Village headman) paddy field, coconut and areca garden, Nagabana, kambalagadde (buffalo race field) are important components of the Heritage village.

Cover code: KTK/05/2016

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