Plantation drive launched under Van Mahotsav

Raipur, Jul 10: Van Mahotsav is an annual tree planting drive in India which initially began in 1950. The name Van Mahotsav means the festival of trees. It has gained significant importance every year. Millions of saplings are planted across India to mark the celebration of Van Mahotsav.
Van Mahotsav festival was started in 1950 by Dr K M Munshi , then the Union minister for Agriculture and  Food to create enthusiasm among masses for forest conservation and planting trees. It is celebrated in almost all parts of India, but usually begins between 1st July to 7th July.
The festival raises the awareness of trees among people and highlights the need for planting and tending trees as one of the best ways to prevent global warming and reduce pollution.
NH Goel World School celebrated the event with great deal and enthusiasm in the Central courtyard on 10th of July 2021. It was followed by some cultural events by the teachers. The DFO of Raipur Vishwesh Kumar was the chief guest of the event.
The Managing Director of N H Goel World School Rajendra Goel, Director Emeritus Kalpana Chaudhary, Director Administration SK Tomar, Director Principal Shiladitya Ghosh and Vice Principal Puneet Mishra graced the occasion with their presence.
After the event, the dignitaries along with the teaching faculties had a plantation drive in the school campus. The whole event was conducted following the pandemic norms.

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