Chandigarh, 08th June 2023: The Department of Horticulture, UT Chandigarh, organised a tree plantation drive on the occasion of World Environment Day near the NMIMS Chandigarh campus at Sarangpur. The event aimed to foster sustainable practices and environmental preservation in the region.
The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mr. Vijay N Zade, IAS, Finance Secretary cum Secretary Engineering UT Chandigarh. Dignitaries present at the event included Dr.Jaskiran Kaur, Director of NMIMS Chandigarh, Er. CB Ojha, Chief Engineer, UT Chandigarh, Dr. Rajesh Bansal, SE. C 1, Engineering Department UT Chandigarh, Er Jigna K. Sanghadia, SE C 2, Er Ranjit Singh SE, Er Anil Dhamija, SE, and all Xen, SDO, JE of Engineering Department of UT Chandigarh, along with their dedicated staff.
Over 25,000 trees, including Azedarach Indica, Bauhinia Purpurea, Cassia Fistula, Chukrassia, Wild date palm, LogerstoniaFles Reginal, and Plumeria, were planted during the drive. This initiative aimed to enhance the green cover in the area and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable environment.
Dr.Jaskiran Kaur, Director of NMIMS Chandigarh, expressed her gratitude for the invitation to participate in the tree plantation drive. She commended the efforts of the organisers in promoting environmental conservation and their commitment to the maintenance of the planted trees, which she said was the most crucial part of planting trees.
This tree plantation drive aligns with NMIMS Chandigarh’s commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability. The institution supports initiatives that contribute to a greener and more eco-friendly surrounding community.