Jalandhar August 14 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Lyallpur Khalsa College NSS Units under Meri Mati Mera Desh Program organized Vasudha Vandhan – One Day Camp in which 75 indigenous plants were planted in the college campus to develop an Amrit Vatika to celebrate 76th Independence Day.
Honourable Principal Prof. Jasreen Kaur initiated the camp and encouraged the volunteers to not only plant but also nurture these plants. She added that this program is an initiative of the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs as a tribute to freedom fighters and soldiers. She further stated that NSS Volunteers can play their part by becoming eco-soldiers and protecting the flora and fauna of our surroundings.
Program Officer Satpal Singh informed that volunteers throughout this campaign have done plantations in villages Lakshian, Bhakhriana, Bhulla Rai and Jalandhar Cantt Area with Jan Bhagidari of Gram Panchayats and army men. He further added that a total 225 indigenous plants of Guava, Jamun, Neem and Dhehu were planted during this program. In today’s Vasudha Vandhan event, PO Surbjit Singh and 75 volunteers participated to develop Amrit Vatika.