11-SEP-2019: AMU observes 'Water Conservation and Tree Plantation Drive'
Aligarh, September 11: Teachers, students and non-teaching staff of the Department of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University came together to plant tree saplings and aware people on the importance of water conservation as a part of the nation-wide 'Water Conservation and Tree Plantation Drive' on directions of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India.
On the occasion, a video message of MHRD Minister urging them to make the drive successful and to follow the 'One Student One Tree' programme pattern, wherein every student plants a sapling to increase green cover on university campuses was also screened.
Leading the plantation drive, Prof Tauheed Ahmad, Chairman, Department of Physics and Prof B P Singh, Convener of the Programme emphasised: "It is the need of the hour to support green causes. More people will join the movement, if we start doing something for the environment collectively."
Research scholars of the department also delivered lectures on water conservation and tree plantation in which Abdul Wajid bagged the first prize for his lecture, while Mohammad Shuaib and Shuaib Khan received the second and third prizes respectively. Deepanshu Varshney and Vidit Pandey shared the consolation prize.
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