Chandigarh, June 5
Panjab University’s faculty members, students and Vice-Chancellor RCSobti celebrated the Environment Day by cleaning the campus and planting about 700 saplings on the campus.The saplings were planted at the Children’s Park near the Faculty House, Rose Garden, Palm Garden and Herbal Garden on the PU premises this morning.

In order to mark the day as the “No vehicle day”, Sobti, along with many faculty members and students rode bicycles.

Addressing the gathering of PU environmental activists, the VC underlined the significance of eco-consciousness that is interwoven into the warp and woof of Indian culture.

Shelley Walia, AS Ahluwalia, Naval Kishore and Anil Thakur were among those present on the occasion.

To further mark the spirit of the day, the VC

also inaugurated the “Village upliftment project”, a three-month computer application course at Government Senior Secondary School, Khuda Lahora, today.

Later during the day, Sobti also inaugurated a photo exhibition on “Environmental

awareness” at the Students’ Centre, PU. 

Source: Tribune News Service