Friday, 12 February 2016

Desh Bhagat University Observes Tree Plantation Day

Desh Bhagat University Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Faculty of Engineering & Technology in collaboration with Forest Department Punjab observed ‘Tree Plantation Day’ with full enthusiasm. Students and Faculty members of Agriculture Department and Engineering department took part in it. While giving the details of this programme, university Vice-Chancellor Dr. Shalini Gupta said that the students of both faculties planted more than 200 saplings in the university campus and surrounding areas.

These students will not only take care of these plants, but they will also do their research work on these plants. The main objective of this programme was to create awareness among the students about tree plantation and deteriorating environmental situation, she added. University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh and Pro Chancellor Tejinder Kaur appreciated the initiative taken by the students of both the departments. They patted the backs of students and faculty members saying that one of the objectives of our institution is to cover maximum area of Punjab under greenery. Present on the occasion Director, Faculty of Engineering Dr. Pardeep Singh Cheema and Director, Students Welfare, Pargat Singh praised the students for creating awareness among fellow students. Students also took a pledge to plant maximum trees and inspire others for tree plantation and their protection. They also made posters and banners to spread awareness regarding importance of environmental preservation.

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