About Us

  • Ecological and Environmental Studies by Students EESS Model by a team of ISRO Scientists in 1988-89 at Mount Carmel College Bengaluru is the basis for Space Eco Literacy Model. It has lived through Community empowerment for over 3 decades
  • PSF Started in 2000, with  Eco literacy  Campaign on the bund of Kukkarahally  Lake and environs. Mysuru India. The activities involved for over 425 Sundays on
  • Collection of Plastic waste in the foreshore on a weekly basis.
  • Sale of Kannada Language popular science books on science, health, environment, biodiversity like. 
  • Popular Science lectures on Solid Waste, Water Literacy, Eco friendly and community participation.
  • Documenting opinions of morning walkers on the lake.
  • Conducting Survey on Pollution sources, Water use in Industries and .
  • Survey on feeder canal status, roadside trees conducting street plays and pamphlets to homes.


Eco Sense is  a real cultural heritage of a sustainable society.

Lecture on Fundamentals of Ecology, Environment and Pollution for Bengaluru Urban Students, at Balbhavan Cubbon Park, Oct 1986  

Lakes are the eyes of Earth…
Sir Henry David Thoreau

Week # 01 : A group of senior citizen, students and eco concerned come together for the lake environs cleaning..and collect plastic waste in the lake bed..

Environmental Education is empowering students

Environmental Education is empowering students by awareness, attitude, knowledge, Skill and Participation UNESCO/UNEP/IEEP 1977 
EESS Model developed in 1988 at Bengaluru College published in the Hindu, 1990… EESS Model was cited as one of the 20 best eco education model in 2000 by Earthday Network.

Street Play for Plastic abuse free Mysuru by PSF Volunteers

In the Kukkarahally Village on  World Environment Day  2002  “Plastic Demon”  Street Play 

Street Play PSF Team 

At the Institution of Engineers India, Mysuru Local  Centre on WED 2004

75th Week Eco literacy Program

Young and old converge for eco literacy on the lake environs 

Cultural and creative Eco Camp 2004 at Dhvanyaloka 

Young students practicing dance in eco camp

Learning together old and young at Eco camp

Class room learning on ecology  and environment

Eco Sense is Cost Free

50th Week meeting on Lake Bund

People Science Forum

PSF is a registered unit of Karnataka  Rajya Vigyan Parishath (KRVP)


It all started in the year 2000 with the convergence of youth, students and citizen volunteers in Kukkarahally lake at Mysuru, India. The purpose was to clean the lake by collecting waste in the foreshore every Sunday.

A jatha (rally) was taken out from Ramaswamy Circle and campaign was  for plastic abuse free city through 100 ft Sayyaji  Rao road and Devaraj Urs road and culminated at DC office. Over 200 Manasagangorti  school students prepared posters in just two days and participated.

Pamphlets on plastic abuse control were given to shops. Professors along with volunteers  picked plastic waste on the road and drains.

A street play ’Plastic Demon’  , concept by PSF  Convenor, .Jagannatha was played by the PSF volunteers. The community eco literacy  on the lake shore reached the city. As on March, 2019, the Sunday weekend community eco literacy  campaign has crossed 438th week

Empowering Individuals and Community are the primary aim of  PSF.  PSF affirms that Scientific Commitment and Scientific Temperament  are vital capability for any Issues such as Pandemic and disasters.   Issues such as conservation and management of lakes, plastic abuse free city, environmentally Sound Technology such as trees to improve soil moisture , drains as recharge points, community empowerment for sustainability and disaster management are some of the areas PSF has been working on since 2000. It is a voluntary, Cost Free and now totally virtual.

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