The earth day was celebrated at Sri Prakash Synergy School, Peddapuram on 22nd April, 2017 throwing light on the importance of our environment and earth.  Sri.Daripalli Ramaiah the recipient of Padma Sri Award for planting more than one crore trees graced the occasion as the chief guest.  The celebration was started with a prayer song.  Later students delivered speeches in Telugu and English on the importance of earth-day and necessity to protect it.  The students presented a skit on environment. The students who were specially trained by famous Odissi dancer Kumari SriRadha Paul performed dances depicting the themes of seasons and Rabindra Sangeeth. Speaking to the audience the Chief Guest Sri Daripalli Ramaiah said that Today's children are tomorrow's citizens in the same manner today's plants are tomorrow's trees.  He urged the students to plant more and more trees so that they can help us in maintaining ecological balance and give us fruit ,  timber, medicinal herbs etc., Sri Ramaiah was felicitated by Sri Ch.Vijay Prakash, Director, Sri Prakash Synergy School, Smt.B.Rajeswari, Dean, teachers and students.  Rising to the occasion Sri Vijay Prakash said that " we are being influenced by movie actors who were seen on screen but neglect the real heroes like Sri Ramaiah, who dedicated his life and resources for the noble cause of planting trees.  The prize winners of various competitons conducted on account of earth day were honoured by Sri Ramaiah.  The celebrations were concluded by taking a pledge that says vriksho rakshita rakshitaha, means if we protect trees they will protect us.