Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Rotary Add to UN Billion Tree Campaign: Mayor of Chandigarh Plants Saplings

By 121 News

Chandigarh 12th July:- Rotary Club of Chandigarh along with its youth wings, Rotaract and Interact, and their families, as well as members of the Chandigarh Club, planted more than 300 plants in Sector 1.

Mayor of Chandigarh Asha Kumari Jaswal and other prominent citizens joined in this campaign.

Nearly 200 students from various schools including Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Aurobindo High School, Guru Harkrishan Public School, along with Rotaractors from various colleges and families of Rotarians planted the saplings.

Rotary Club President P.S. Matharoo, said that this is a part of the UN campaign, Plant-for-the-Planet Billion Tree Campaign which was initiated in 2004 to encourage people, communities, organizations, business and industry, civil society and governments to collectively plant at least one billion trees worldwide each year.