MCM celebrates Van Mahotsav
Chandigarh : To mark the celebration of Van Mahotsav, the NSS units and Parivesh Eco Club of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh, in collaboration with State Bank of India, Sector 36-A, Chandigarh, celebrated Van Mahotsav. Organised under the aegis of Swachhta Committee (Sciences) of the college, Van Mahotsav celebration was held by planting fruit bearing, medicinal and air purifying plants. The event kickstarted with a plantation drive in the premises of Government Model High School, Sector 41-D, Village Badheri, wherein NSS volunteers along with NSS Programme Officers and school students planted saplings of fruit bearing trees like lemon, kathal, bael and air purifying plants such as bamboo. The event was graced by the presence of Mrs. Sanjogita, Headmistress of the school and SBI officials Ms. Manpreet Kaur, Manager and Ms. Vibha. The volunteers apprised the school students about the benefits of planting fruit bearing and medicinal plants, and the students promised to take care of the saplings planted during the drive.
Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava informed that with a vision to spread the message of the need to plant more trees for gifting the future generations a cleaner and greener environment, MCM has undertaken this initiative. She added that even seemingly insignificant individuals acts like planting trees, following sustainable practices can contribute to making our planet cleaner and greener.