Chandigarh,08.08.19-“Haritima” The Environmental Society of GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh celebrated Van Mahotsava in the college premises today. To commemorate the memory of Smt. Adarsh Sharma, W/o Sh. Upkar Krishan Sharma, President, GGDSD College Society, Chandigarh, a sapling was planted by Ms. Vaishali Sharma, daughter of Sh. Upkar Krishan in the campus. Principal Dr. Balraj Thapar intiated ‘One student one tree campaign’ on the occassion. The saplings were provided free of cost by the Department of Forest, Chandigarh. Principal sir expressed his concern over the decreasing green cover area and motivated the students to plant trees. Over 50 saplings belonging to various species of Kaner, Murraya, Hibiscus, Moringa, Cassia, Nimbu, etc. were planted during the plantation drive. The faculty from various science departments, non-teaching staff along with the students participated enthusiastically in the plantation drive. The students on the occasion took a pledge to safe guard these trees and each one plant a tree at their native place.