Vet Varsity dedicates Plantation Drive to Guru Nanak Sahib anniversary
Landscaping wing of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University organized Tree Plantation Drive in campus. A total of 800 plants were planted in different areas of campus. Tree plantation drive was inaugurated by Dr. A. S. Nanda, Vice Chancellor, GADVASU. Plantation work was carried out in and around the College of Biotechnology, School of Public Health, Dairy Farm, College of Veterinary Science, Silver Jubilee block, Dairy Farm, Pashu Palan Mela ground and other buildings' lawns. Different types of plants viz; trees (Silver Oak, Kusum, Pilkhan/Ficus virens, Sukhchain, Amaltas, Gulmohar, etc.), Fruit trees (Mango, Jamun, etc.) and shrub plants/small trees (Hamelia, Chandani, Jatropha, Putran Jeevam, Har shingar, Plumeria rubra, Plumeria alba etc.) were planted. All the university officers Registrar, DSW cum EO, Director of Extension Education, Deans of in campus colleges, Controller of Examinations planted one tree each. University students also participated in the plantation work. Dr. Nanda, appreciated the tree plantation drive and highlighted the importance of planting trees to protect our nature. He said that this drive is dedicated to 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He emphasized the importance to protect the planted trees. He asked hostel, wardens for plantation of fruit trees in university hostels and periphery. Plantation work carried out last year was also reviewed and it was ensured that all the planted saplings were protected.
Dr. Satyavan Rampal, Director Students Welfare congratulated the team of landscape wing, Dr. M. S. Bal, Sh. Joginder Singh & other contractual workers for tree plantation drive.. Dr. M. S. Bal, Landscaping In-Charge, told that during this monsoon season landscaping wing of GADVASU will plant a total of 1900 plants (Trees and Shrubs) including 800 planted during the present plantation drive. Dr. Rampal, thanked all the Officers, faculty members, students & landscaping staff for participation & successful completion of plantation drive.