The India Post, Chandigarh 9th January, 2009 :Ecological balance in environment is the need of hour and Govt. College for Girls, Sector-42, Chandigarh has made an endeavour in this direction by establishing an Eco-Friendly Park. It is a unique environmental activity in the city, not yet existing in any of the City Colleges.Eco-Friendly Park at Govt. College for Girls, Sector-42, Chandigarh inaugurated by Ms. Raji P. Shrivastava, Special Secretary and Director Higher Education, Chandigarh Administration. Ms.Shrivastava appreciated the efforts of the college administration for the development of Eco Park which would go a long way in achieving academic & social excellence. Mr. Krishanjit Singh, Chief Engineer of the Chandigarh Administration was also present on the occasion. The Horticulture Deptt. of the Administration constructed the park. Mrs. Shashi Malik while speaking at the inaugural function said that the main objective of the Park is to encourage coordination between academic and natural environment. It will provide a serene outlook to the college campus. The pond, one of the important parts of the park, will act as a niche for aquatic flora and fauna.
The park will act as a boon for the hostel students by enabling them to avoid stress (specially while remaining away from home) and relax during morning and evening hours against the light music and natural environment.Dr.DalipKumar coordinated the work of the park elaborated that the park established in area of approximate one Acre and equipped with modern facilities like : Sprinkling irrigation, Music system, Swings, Flood and Foot lights, Pond, Seven fountains, Shelter huts, Resting benches and various types of ornamental and evergreen plants. As a result this part will create an aura of beauty, serenity and tranquility providing strength to the general perception of the teachers and students not only fulfillment but also to enhance their awareness for ecological balance in nature. Principal, Mrs. Shashi Mali appreciated the work of the Engineering Deptt. and specially thanked Mr. Krishanjit Singh for the construction of the Park.