Barinder Saluja, Chandigarh,Aug. 13 : Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration in collaboration with Center of science & Environment, New Delhi and Yuvsatta an NGO honored three schools with Best Eco Club Award today. Secretary Finance-cum-Secretary Environment, Chandigarh Administration, Mr. Sanjay Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion.
In his speech, Mr. Sanjay Kumar congratulated the prize winners in the best ECO Club category. He said that Chandigarh is one among the greenest cities of the country so here we have a great responsibility to know the importance of greenery and there is a need to involve the society in the cause. He appreciated the efforts of 121 ECO Clubs who are performing very well in the city.
Addressing the gathering, Conservator of Forest-cum Director, Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration, Mr. Santosh Kumar said that we must attract the children of young age to plant the trees and love the nature.
In the end the Principals of three schools Sudesh Raghav of Government Model Sr. Sec. School sector 46, Aruna Bhardwaj of Gurukul Golbal School and Ravi Raj Kaur Government Model Sr. Sec. School sector 35D, Chandigarh were honored with the awards for their efforts in ‘Green School Programme.
DCF, Department of Forests, Mr. Saurabh Kumar and Addl. Director, Department of Environment, Mr. PJS Dhadwal was also presented at the function.