Etymology means the origin of a particular word. The name's of places have an interesting history and back story to them. These are called as toponyms. Some places are named after Plants/Trees/Flowers/Fruits/Birds/Animals/Reptiles/Insects/Pre-historic/Marine life/Other life forms etc.,
Babul Films has initiated BioDiEt project which is a database of such names. The aim of BioDiEt is to ensure wider participation by general public and to create awareness about biodiversity. We are awfully falling short of AICHI Biodiversity target No. 1 [Awareness] link: http://www.cbd.int/cepa/target1
It's very simple: All you have to do is to send the name of a place! Yes. It is so simple. Exciting prize awaits the best entries. While new entry submissions are encouraged, you can also add additional detail to an existing entry. Give as much information as you can like photographs, anecdotes, oral history, video clip, interviews, valid references etc., You may also start a debate about an entry!