Mohali 23,September-S. Khushdil Singh Sandhu, SDM, Rajpura today planted trees at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. Over 200 saplings were planted during this Tree Plantation Drive on the Campus. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided on the occasion.

S. Khushdil Singh while speaking on the occasion said that trees are very important for our life. We cannot even imagine our life without trees. They not only provide us oxygen, but also provide food to eat. Trees play an important role in keeping our environment safe, so we all have an obligation to understand the importance of trees and we should plant more trees.

Singh further said that Rajpura has become an education hub in which the top educational institutes are present and Aryans is one of them. I am happy that at Aryans, students not only from Rajpura but also from different states of the country are studying in various courses.

SDM while speaking said that the Rajpura administration is working to make Rajpura clean and green and urged the people to plant trees on vacant land. He further added that if any school, college, panchayat and NGOs need help for plantation, then Rajpura administration will definitely help them in conducting tree plantation drives.

Dr. Anshu Kataria while speaking said that trees not only give us shade and fruit but also make the surroundings and premises beautiful. Kataria also mentioned about the environmental problems caused by the deforestation. He appealed everyone to actively participate in tree plantation drives so that Punjab can be made clean, green and pollution free. Students and staff of Aryans planted saplings of mango, berries, tally, deck, neem, amaltas, kaner etc in the college.

Prof. BS Sidhu, Director, Aryans Group; Dr. Garima Thakur, Deputy Director, Aryans Group; Ms Punika Mahajan, Dean Admissions; Ms Kusum Sood, Dean Academics; Ms Manpreet Kaur, Dean Scholarship were also present on the occasion.