Jalandhar June 8 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- With an aim to encourage people to address climate change by planting trees, Air wing NCC cadets of Lyallpur Khalsa College celebrated Environment Day by organizing a tree plantation program. Cadets planted a sapling as a token of love and respect to Mother Nature, making a modest but meaningful contribution. Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra addressed the cadets by saying that such initiatives on one hand bring constructive changes and on other hand set an example for others to follow. He complimented the cadets for this wonderful endeavour and encouraged them to keep up the excellent job throughout their lives.
Flying Officer, Dr. Manpreet Singh Lehal also motivated the students, emphasising on the necessity of planting as well as caring for the saplings. The passionate and enthusiastic members planted a variety of saplings in the college campus and also took an oath to nurture and protect them. The main goal was to raise awareness and promote a sustainable and safer environment by instilling a love for nature in the youth, and to encourage them to take action as concerned citizens for a greener and cleaner city. The day was celebrated with considerable zeal.