Rose blossomed in Ghudkhar desert, 32 years of hard work by planting lakhs of trees made bird’s nest


Gandhinagar, 26 April, 2023

Two thousand birds and millions of creatures

Everyday two thousand birds come to the ashram. About 2,000 birds and reptiles like 400 peacocks, parrots, Hola, Chibari, Sughri, Darjido, Squirrel, Kachinda, Gho, snakes come to Nisarga Niketan every day. So far an investment of about one crore rupees has been made. This is my family, they believe. It took a lot of effort to make space. People come to see the birds. Bought 5 bighas of land and planted trees in such a way that birds come. There are about 5000 eared palms, about 150 lizards, lizards, turtles, lizards, scorpions, scorpions, lizards, squirrels, etc. Birds include peacock, parrot, hola, sugari, samdi, chibiri, owl, kakalalio, bulbul etc.

Dineshbhai says yes, I am here since 32 years. 6 bighas of land has been given in Urumala Bird Sanctuary. The pilgrimage calls for tree plantation. People say that we will save trees by lifting them. Got a call from a businessman from Umargam, he is building such a place. Rashmi Shah came to Vadodara and started 5 Bigha Nisarg. Ahimsa Dham grows 5 lakh trees in Mundra. If you want to grow a good tree, let it struggle. Many people have got inspiration. We give 1 thousand ponds in summer. A forest has also been made in Ratanpura. The people who sleep have a big impact.
There is a prick. He does not have a single pet bird. Birds come from about 5 to 20 kg.

Comes according to season. Sometimes there are 5 thousand graves. Goes to the ground. There are many peacocks in Wagda. Nightingale, Maina comes. Now blooms in summer.
The river keeps passing through the valleys. There are many squirrels. Global warming has an effect. The ecosystem has become extinct due to adverse conditions. Many species have migrated. The cuckoo is not found, sometimes the cuckoo comes. Chhibari is not visible but here 4 families have come to Chhibari. Bird families are bound to grow. Pay attention to the bird’s needs to understand what the bird needs. After realizing through observation, he does.


Lakh trees have been planted since 45 years. The rays of the sun falling on the sand of the barren desert of Kharghoda are spreading so much brightness. About 5 thousand saplings were planted there in two months through up-down. Under the guidance of Darshak Gramin Vikas Trust, more than 5000 trees have been planted in a short span of two months to cover the dry desert with greenery. His passion for planting trees gives him a lot of energy. The Thackers have planted trees and taken care of them like their own children. Environment protection-planting trees, always ready for the welfare of the farmers. Fruit bearing, Ayurvedic trees are planted.

Teacher couple

The Thacker couple retired after completing their career as teachers. Dineshbhai Thakar has retired from Upper Basic School, Shankeshwar. Pananbhai Bhatt and Darshak and Manubhai are graduates of the Lokbharti Sanosara Sanstha of Pancholi in Bhavnagar district. Received 12 awards for service activity. Planted many saplings in 5 bighas of land after retirement. Make the rotis yourself. It took 15 years. 200 species of trees and other plants have been grown. Kabar Titori, Chakli, Sugari are many. 70 to 100 kg of desert is laid daily. Spends 8 lakhs in a year. After working as a teaching couple for 32 years, Dineshbhai and his god-wife Devindrabha bought 3 acres of land with their own money and converted the place into a small forest to repay their debt to nature. Seeing the animals dying in the drought, Shankeshwar’s teacher couple spent their whole life’s capital to grow roses in the desert. A forest has been created in the desert.

Planted more than 7000 trees with the hard work of 14 years. The whole day is spent among trees and plants and animals and birds.

Caring for 22 years.

He was proud of the prosperity of Sami, Harij, Radhanpur, Patdi, Dasda. He devoted his entire life to maintaining it.


Right from his school days, he had immense feelings towards trees and plants and animals and birds. When there was severe drought in 1984, many animals and birds were killed in ‘Wadiyar’ division and these animals had to face a lot of trouble. Also we decided to spend our entire post-retirement life in taking care of these precious creatures. Is. In 1999, 3 acres of land was purchased in Dhanora village on the Shankeshwar-Bechhraji highway. It was 8 years since his retirement. First he apologized to the land for the destruction of the environment and prayed profusely that the earth be blessed for this noble cause. In the beginning the whole space was open and this caused some difficulty.

First planting

Wheat and millet were first sown and whatever was produced was sold free of cost in the village. Planted 300 lemon trees so that animals like pigs do not eat them. Chickadees can lay their eggs in these leaves by making a nest between the thorns. The gentleman from Kutch went ahead and broke the fence of thorns. Then made a strong wall around the land. In 2007, 12 lakh rupees received at the time of retirement were deposited here.

14 years of exile

Both of them decided to give up material comforts and live only in the presence of nature. Because of this decision, he remained without electricity for about 14 years. 14 years of continuous hard work created biodiversity without any social interaction. It was a good read for him. During the 14 years he stayed in Nisarga Niketan, he never left.

The retired teacher couple who built Mangal and Jungle in the desert between Shankheshwar and Bahucharaji have become an inspiration to many. No outside guest was allowed to come here for 12 years. These days he used to shy away from even going to his daughter’s house. This is a desert. The soil here is saline. Water is not available. If found, salty water is found. In short, planting and growing trees is a very difficult task. Planted trees and nurtured them like children.

Devindrabehan’s mother’s name is Champaben Rawal and father’s name is Vishnuprasad Rawal. The father first worked in a mill and later worked as a contractor. With Psychology and Sociology Devindrabhane B. Advertisement. He did B.A in Culture and Gujarati Hindi subject. One. He has done graduation in three subjects. Devendrabhan has worked as a teacher for 34 years. Devindrabehan and Dineshbhai Thakar have spent most of their lives at the Gramseva North Basic School in Shankeshwar.

Dineshbhai’s hometown is Muzpur village in North Gujarat. Swami Satchidanand also belongs to this village. Dineshbhai worked as a teacher in Shankeshwar for 32 years. Peacocks, rabbits, tortoises, vultures, gophers, hornbills, scorpions, snakes, earthworms, lizards are all migrating as the summer progresses. The desert is on the move. At the age of 55, he decided to establish Nisarga Niketan. The land was bought with the money from provident fund etc. from the job of husband and wife.

An aviary has also been built near Shankheshwar. He has done this work through the Angel organization established by Rupeshbhai and Manalibehan of Ahmedabad. He has also started Darshak Rural Development Center with 6,000 trees at Kharaghoda. They are planting such forests at two places in Jhinjuwada. He has also planted many saplings in Shankeshwar.

Our country of Aval, Babool and Bordi. A few scorpions and webs. Somewhere Neem is standing alone and somewhere on the banks of the lake, waiting for some old man or some old man like Amblo or Purple old man.

His hometown is Muzpur village. Job in Shankeshwar i.e. he thought of gifting trees to the dry land of motherland and workplace and after 32 years of continuous hard work, he has made heaven on earth in Dhanora village. Dineshbhai Thakar bought five pieces of land in Dhanora village with a population of 2,000. He has read twenty five hundred to three thousand books. Learned a lot about trees and selected trees for Prakritivan. If you want to make a forest, you have to keep the birds in mind. He prepared a list of which bird likes which tree and he planted trees and plants and protected them.

Bird’s favorite tree

The type of trees liked by the birds were planted. Parrots like bitter gourd and gooseberry, sparrows like bamboo, crows and birds like nettle, tailor like karanj. Peacocks prefer tall trees. This means that the birds were attracted here by their favorite trees and started building their nests and laying eggs. Encourage permanent residence. After bringing the plant, he used to dig a pit and plant it at any place and water it regularly. In semi-arid regions, they have to struggle a lot to reach this level. This result has been achieved after 10 years of establishment of Nisarga Niketan.

Sand shake for the health of birds

Sand was brought from the nearby Rupen and Banas rivers. Chania adds manure here. So that by filling the sack in it the birds can avoid skin diseases and other related diseases. Maintain your health with sand. Various facilities are made for the nesting of birds. Take good care of handicapped birds. If a bird is found in need of a vet, it is also treated.


About 80-100 kg of gram is fed daily. This includes 20 kg wheat, 20 kg bajra, 20 kg jowar and 20 kg rice. 90 taka gram is purchased from the farmers themselves. Jowar is procured from Bharuch and rice from Acacia. Traders help in this. Here every morning 5 kg chapatis are made for the disabled birds and gram flour is prepared separately are given in the form.

social service
There are about 500 squirrels. 1000 is Hola. Kabro, Titodi, Bulbul, Phoolsugandhi, Chibri, Samdi, Lakkadkhod, Darjido, Ghuwad, Kumbhario come. Cuckoo needs neem.
Teaches the daughters of Agaria. Provides financial help to handicapped and widowed sisters. Go to the desert and provide essential items of life like shoes, spectacles, vaseline, balm, frenzy sheets, warm clothes, blankets, books, notebooks, ration etc. Twenty five thousand to fifty thousand assistance has been given to 125 students for higher studies. Ration is also given to orphans and widows every month. The most important thing is that they have not yet taken any kind of government assistance in all these works and assistance schemes.


Nisarga Niketan is one such place which is a strong example of inspiration for thousands of people. It has also become a subject of intense study for many people who want to do something for nature. A semi-arid region, water scarcity and dryness of the climate. Wadhiyar is also known as the dusty region. He has planted more than 1.5 lakh saplings in this area. Many people around are now getting inspired to do activities like tree plantation. By drinking lemon juice here, the stones of many people get removed automatically. Due to which the surrounding farmers are also being inspired to do this type of farming. Every person who comes here takes a pledge to plant five saplings. The couple has now lived in Becherji for the last 5 years, taking their car every day to spend the whole day at Nisarga Niketan. Their contact numbers are given below 9099010771, 9099010772.