Government Polytechnic Kathua organised Plantation Drive
Government Polytechnic College Kathua in collaboration with Social Forestry Division Kathua organised Plantation Drive in college today. The Plantation Drive was organized on the occasion of 75th Independence Day celebration week. The Plantation Drive was carried out under the guidance of Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of the college. While addressing the staff and students he made them aware about how nature when protected and lived in harmony can lead to Sustainable Human Development. He further added that Plants eliminate the pollution and are beneficial for the health. Our motive is not just to plant the saplings but rear and nurture them as well. Around 50 saplings of different indigenous ornamental, shade bearing, fruit bearing, medicinal and timber yielding species were planted in campus. The drive was conducted under the supervision of Eco-Club of the college comprising of Sh Rishabh Gupta, Sh Vishal Sharma, Sh Shamsher Chand, Sh Rao Barinder and Sh Ravinder Kumar. All staff of the college zestfully participated in the Plantation Drive. Different locations within the college campus were identified and plantation of various saplings was done and all the staff and students pledged their commitment to create awareness about conservation of nature by plantation of tress in future.