Rayat-Bahra, Patiala Campus organized Tree Plantation Activity in its premises keeping in mind the Ecological and Environmental Values of Trees. With plantation of trees and plants, the overall micro climate improves and the total energy use for heating and cooling is reduced. Since the dawn of Civilization man has a close relation with nature. Man has made friendship with nature. Nature helps us in many ways. Similarly trees are closely related to our life. They are our friends. Trees play an important role in our life and economy. It is well said that “One of the Best Gifts We can give future generations are trees. He Who Plants A Tree, Plants a Hope.
Engineering student’s along with Campus Director, Dr. Piush Verma, Director (Admin), SS. Mahal and faculty members participated in this activity.
Campus Director, Dr. Piush Verma said that Trees and Plants are like lungs of the planet, on the Tree Plantation drive at Rayat Bahra Patiala Campus. They breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen. He further said that besides producing oxygen and removing contaminants from the air, trees have many other social, economic and environmental benefits also. Trees help to reduce the ozone levels in urban areas, also reduce urban run off and erosion by storing water and breaking the force of rain as it falls. More and more plantation of trees in institutions absorbs sound and reduce noise pollution. Continuing his address, he said that in summer’s trees and plants provide coolness in your homes and nearby areas whereas in winters, they act as windbreaks for your homes and help you save on heating costs.
Chairman , Gurvinder Singh Bahra highly appreciated this activity of Patiala Campus students. Bahra conveyed in his message that it is our duty to contribute in tree plantation campaigns. The Educational Institutions must play their role to support these activities regularly. He said trees are very essential to our lives on this Earth Planet. They are the strongest shield against the harms of air pollution. They provide us shade and lesion the heat of temperature. Trees and plants enhance the beauty of our surroundings and also bring optimism in people living around them. He further said that they also help in improving the mental and physical health of all of us.