Sanjay Kurl ,1 Oct, Chandigarh : The Sohanjana Eco-club of GMSSS-46D, Chandigarh celebrated the International Day for Preservation of ‘Ozone Layer’ in the school premises. Sh. Bernie Meyer (known as American Gandhi) a great harbinger of peace & environmentalist was the chief guest on this occasion. Mr. Chanchal Singh District Education Officer, Mr. Satnam Singh, Joint Director (Environment) Punjab State Council for Science & Technology and nine Principals from neighbouring & other schools and Parents also graced this occasion. The chief guest and other guests planted the medicinal plants in the beginning of the function.
Bernie Meyer enlightened the students by highlighting the importance of environment in our life. He emphasised to preserve trees, air ,water , resources and food to stay alive.
Mr. Satnam Singh Ladhar also highlighted the importance of plants in life.Mr. Chanchal Singh DEO said that by killing an environment, we are killing the earth. He also congratulated the Principal, staff and students for carrying out environment activities.
Mrs. Sudesh Raghav Principal of the school thanked Bernnie Meyer, American Gandhi for gracing the occasion and encouraging the students. She also thanked DEO, Joint Director Env., teachers ,students for making the function a grand success.
The Sohanjana Eco-Club distributed 1000 medicinal plants to the Principals, teachers, schools and students.
Mr. Om Parkash, Master Trainer NGC Chandigarh and incharge of Sohanjana Eco-Club was the main motivating force behind all these environmental related activities.