Jalandhar July 3 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) always strive to provide practical education to its students along with the theoretical knowledge. Keeping with the trend, KMV has established a well developed Botanical Garden in the college campus. The main aim of this garden is to create a one of a kind and site- specific garden that stands beautiful through all the seasons of the year & also to study the diversity in living organisms, especially plants.
The students learn about the various types of plant varieties like medicinal plants, ornamental plants, herbs, shrubs etc. while enjoying the beauty of botanical garden. The garden also houses a beautiful lotus pond, where the students can gather information about the importance of lotus plants& protozoan. It is worth mentioning here that the botanical garden of the college is a collection of succulent plants and herb garden. All the plants are accurately labeled and the records are kept for the study of plant taxonomy.
Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that KMV always aims for the holistic development of its students and this initiative is also one of the development in that direction. She further maintained that Botanical garden will be beneficial for the students as plant’s growth habit, size and behaviour is an important knowledge for making the right combination of species. She further maintained that students will be able to gain the practical knowledge of their subject in an open environment.