Environmental awareness campaign was held from1stto 3rdAugust, 2016 at Kalakad Mundathurai Tiger Reserve, Tirunelveli to create environmental awareness and conservation of forest biodiversity during the annual festival celebrated at Sorimuthu Ayyanar Temple located within the KMTR. The National Green Corps and Eco club students participated and createdawareness on antiplastic, solid waste management and conservation of forest biodiversity among the pilgrims during the annual festival. The Department of Environment coordinated with NGC and college / university students. Cloth bags were also distributed to school students and pilgrims. Staff of the ENVIS Centre, Department of Environment had participated in the campaign.