“UBA-NLUO Campus Plantation Drive- PRAKRITI”
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.
Nature is God’s most beautiful creation. It felicitates the growth, development and nourishment of all its creatures. Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan cell of NLUO, a flagship program of Ministry of Education, organized a Mega Plantation Drive at the University campus on Thursday, 1 July 2021. Contribution to the Drive would continue till September 2021. The initiative named PRAKRITI, focused on the idea to conserve the Nature that we are living in. It upholds the idea to take out significant time to preserve the positive power that Nature shares with us. The initiative aims to build a good, fresh and healthier environment at the NLUO Campus.
Facilitated by the Horticulture Sub-Committee under UBA-NLUO cell, the Drive was inaugurated by Hon'ble Chancellor and Chief Justice of Odisha High Court, Dr Justice S. Muralidhar in the presence of Prof Ved Kumari, Vice -Chancellor, NLUO, Prof. (Dr.) Yogesh Pratap Singh, Registrar, Dr Kuntirani Padhan,Faculty Co-ordinator, UBA-NLUO cell and other faculties with administrative staff at the campus. The students witnessed the initiative through live-streaming via virtual platform. The presence of Hon’ble Chancellor sir encouraged the students to look after the planted saplings, plant more and more trees and encourage their peer and community to follow the same.
Various saplings of Gulmohar, Neelmohar, Golden Shower, Neem Kapok, and other shaded and flowering trees were planted by the dignitaries at different places on the campus. Presence of these trees will add to beautification of the campus and a better connection with the environment would be promoted. It would help in fostering strong mental and social health amongst students.