Government Polytechnic Kathua organised Plantation Drive


KATHUA: Government Polytechnic College Kathua, in collaboration with Social Forestry Division today organised a Plantation Drive on the College campus. The Plantation drive was organized to mark 75th Independence Day celebration week. The Plantation Drive was carried out under the guidance of Er. ArunBangotra, 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.

Around 50 saplings of different indigenous ornamental, shade bearing, fruit bearing, medicinal and timber yielding species were planted on the campus. The drive was conducted under the supervision of Eco-Club of the college comprising Rishabh Gupta, Vishal Sharma, Shamsher Chand, Rao Barinder and 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 by the staff and students. They also pledged their commitment towards creating awareness about conservation of nature by plantation of tress in future.