With an aim to set a world record by planting six crore saplings on July 2, Hon Chief minister of MP Sri Shivraj Singh Chouhan had assigned targets to 24 districts in which river Narmada flows to cover 1077 km in Madhya Pradesh.
As part of this ambitious project, plantation in the Peoples University campus with the aim of creating awareness about environmental protection was carried out on 02-07-2017. Shri Mukul Gupta, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Govindpura was the chief guest for the occasiton. He delivered the message of environmental protection to the students of People’s University and said that trees are our heritage. Their plantation is therefore necessary that the future generation and future will be safe. Trees have no cost but are most important for life.
Hon Vice Chancellor of People’s Univsrsity, Dr V.K. Pandya stressed the fact that, plantation is being done throughout the year, in out campus. He said that tree plantation is very important in controlling environmental pollution. Through such plantation drives, we can contribute our effort to make the environment healthy. The faculty members along with the students took part in the plantation drive in large numbers. About 500 saplings were planted on the day across the People’s campus. Also, Project Director Col Ashok Khurana said that it is not necessary that plantation should be done only on the plantation day itself. Such programs should be done throughout the year, so that more and more plants can be planted. At the same time, the public should also look after the trees with full dedication. Various dignitaries including the registrar , Dr Neeraja Mallik, Head of Institutions, Faculties of different institutions were present on this occasion. A large number of students from People’s College of Dental Sciences took part in this event.