Under the leadership of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) R. K. Sinha (Padma Shri), Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, celebrated World Environment Day at 8:30 AM on 5th June 2021. On this occasion, a plantation program was organized near the Kailash Hostel and the VC Lounge. Due to the COVID19 protocols, only Deans and Heads were invited to plant trees in that area, others were requested to plant saplings near the places of their stay.Those who participated in the plantation on the specified area include Prof. Ashok Kumar Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Sciences, Dr. Supran Kumar Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Management.
Dr. Balbir Singh, Dean, Students’ Welfare, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jha, Dean, Research and Development, Dr. Sharda Potukuchi, Head, School of Biotechnology, Dr. Saurabh, Head, School of Business, Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture, Dr. V. K. Tyagi, Head, School of Energy Management, Mr. Parvez Singh Slathia, President, Board of Sports Activities, and Mr. Sumanta Sarathi Sharma, President, Board of Cultural Activities. Amla, Bela, Ilaichi, Lukad, Imli and Sharifa were the planted varieties.
The plantation program was coordinated by Mr. Surinder Kumar, Assistant Registrar, Security Wing. It concluded with a light refreshment on the lawn of the VC Lounge and a vote of thanks to the Vice-Chancellor and the participants.