MCM marks World Environment Day with plantation drives On the occasion of World Environment Day,the Horticulture and Landscaping Committee, and Eco Club 'Parivesh' of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, under the aegis of Swachhta Committee, organised ‘Triveni’ plantation in the college premises. With the objective of improving atmospheric oxygen, soil health and maintenance of greenery, the trio set of ‘Triveni’ saplings comprising Bargad, Neem and Peepal, were planted by Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava along with members of Horticulture and Landscaping Committee. The Committee also organised Best Lawn Competition on this occasion, wherein the most well maintained lawns on the campus were awarded. In another celebration of World Environment Day, the Department of Botany in collaboration with Eco Club Parivesh, organised a plantation drive that began with the plantation of a sapling of Sita Ashok by Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava. Following this, tree saplings were planted in different areas of the college.

Dr. Nisha Bhargava asserted that the plantation drives hold immense relevance in the present scenario when the entire world is bearing the brunt of global warming. She added that the trees with a capacity to absorb the carbon content from the atmosphere can be a solution to this grave problem.