Akal Academy Gomtipul under the aegis of Kalgidhar Education Trust, Baru sahib celebrated its Annual Tree Plantation Day on 23 August, 2014.The programme was aimed to aware children and community about the need for safeguarding the mother earth from major environmental crisis. The hon’ble chief guest on the occasion was Mr. R. P. Yadav Forest Ranger and Mr. Sahir Ahmed, Deputy Forest Ranger.

With the warm welcome by Principal, Staff, and Students the chief guest was greeted with hand-made paper flowers made by the students themselves. On this occasion the students presented a Skit. Junior students recited poems on plants. Mr.Sahir Ahmed on addressing the students explained them the role played by the plants in saving the earth and it is the need of the present scenario to plant more and more plants to make the planet earth being green and pollution free.

The plantation ceremony was done in the school playground area by the principal Mrs. Rangbeer Singh, the chief guest; grandparents, children and teachers. As per the guidelines of The Kalgidhar Trust, this year selected fruit sapling comprising of mango, pomegranate, papaya, guava, jack fruit, lemon, neem etc. were planted. More than 125 saplings were planted with the help of assembled volunteers. The Eco Club of the school played a key role in motivating children and grand parents to make this day great.

A signature campaign on the occasion was also conducted by Ajay House of the school. The chief guest, grandparents, and teachers wrote their messages and slogans to make this day unforgettable.

~ Kanwaljeet Kaur
~ New Delhi, 26th Aug ’14