Chandigarh :The Horticulture Division organised a plantation today in the premises of Community Centre, Sector 25, Campus, Panjab University, Chandigarh. 75 plants of Chorisia Speciosa donated by Adv. Jatin Salwan were planted alongwith plants of ficus.
CA Vikram Nayyar, Registrar was the Chief Guest at the plantation. Prof. Jagat Bhushan, Controller of Examinations was the Guest of Honour.
Others present included Sh. Vikram Singh, Chief of University Security, Mrs. Renuka Salwan, Director Public Relations, PU, and other faculty and staff members of Horticulture department.
The Registrar appreciated Sh. Jatin Salwan for consistently donating trees and plants from last 3 years for various locations in the PU Campus. He also appreciated the efforts of the Horticulture Division and said that such initiatives play a great role in creating awareness about environment among masses and the staff and residents of the university should come forward to support these initiatives.
Er. Anil Thakur, Divisional Engineer (Hort.) said on this occasion that in pursuance of the initiative of Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, the plantation drive of Horticulture Division carried out in monsoon season is in full swing and various departments are participating enthusiastically in this drive.