CSG Patricia Scotland tours Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi during her visit to India

She feels the inspiration to see the Save Soil initiative started by Sadhguru to protect the soil from erosion. Through her social media, she noted, "Inspiring to see #Save Soil in action at an Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi India."

CSG Patricia Scotland tours Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi during her visit to India
CSG Patricia Scotland tours Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi during her visit to India

Patricia Scotland- the sixth and first lady of the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, who is currently on a ten-day visit to the Republic of India, toured Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi.

She feels the inspiration to see the Save Soil initiative started by Sadhguru to protect the soil from erosion. Through her social media, she noted, “Inspiring to see #Save Soil in action at an Agroforestry Farm in Pollachi India.”

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CSG Patricia Scotland outlined the aim of the living lands charter and asserted that it would help sustainable land management.

She added, “The #Living Lands Charter stresses the need to actively cooperate with diverse partners to share expertise & good practices in sustainable land management while incentivizing investment & innovation.”

Patricia Scotland, on her 10- day visit to India, indulged in different kinds of activities. She also wished India on its 76th Independence Day and expressed pleasure in being India’s unbreakable part of the Commonwealth.

In 2008, India’s Kamalesh Sharma served as the Secretary General of the Commonwealth. Along with this, the Commonwealth of Learning appointed Professor Asha Kanwar of India as its President and Cheif Executive Officer in 2012.

Besides this, 12 Indians have bagged the titles of Commonwealth writers, and three have taken the Nest Book or Best First Book awards. The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative established its HQ in New Delhi in 1993.

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During her visit, Patricia Scotland delivered a keynote address at FICCI FLO in Pune, India. She outlined the significance of the leadership of women and stated that many of the great leaders in the Commonwealth and the world are women.

In the address, she underlined, “We are closer than ever to breaking the barriers that hold us back but to get there, we need to End Violence Against Women. I am so impressed by their achievements to break these barriers for women by promoting female entrepreneurship and economic empowerment.”