RSJMS Celebrates Earth Day : Tree Plantation Drive

RSJMS Celebrates Earth Day : Tree Plantation Drive

On the occasion of Earth Day, a tree plantation drive was conducted by the Climate Reality Project India in schools across Delhi and NCR. The theme of this year’s Earth Day Campaign is Global Environmental and Climate Literacy. The campaign aims to create awareness on protecting nature and its resources. In RSJMS, the plantation drive was held on 21.04.2017 and was attended by H. E. Major Gen. Vetsop Namgyel, Ambassador of Bhutan to India and Olympics bronze medalist, Padma Bhushan Awardee MC Mary Kom. Two Gulmohar saplings were planted by the honourable guests, assisted by a committee of students. The committee, comprising of ten students would be responsible for looking after the saplings and monitoring the growth of the saplings at regular intervals. In his address, H. E. Maj. Gen. Namgyel stressed upon the need for a clean environment as the ravages of climate change are becoming more manifest, everyday.He urged the children to be that change and take a firm resolve to keep Mother Earth, clean and green!

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