FWS Mamath in collaboration with DLSA Budgam hold plantation drive at school campus

Budgam, Mar 23 (KNS): Foundation World School Mamath in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Budgam on Wednesday organised a plantation drive at the school campus. 

According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), the main idea behind the drive was to create awareness among students and to imbibe in them love for nature for a better ecology.
The statement reads that the chief guests included Fozia Paul (Sub-judge/ Secretary DLSA, Budgam), Dr Nasir Ahmad (Additional Deputy Commissioner, Budgam), M. Ashraf Katoo (DFO Budgam) among others.
It reads that the drive was initiated by chief guests by planting saplings of Lemon Cyprus, followed by planting of pine by students of FWS. 
“Participation certificates were also distributed among students by chief guests in the presence of school heads and the management.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
Chief guests stressed upon the need of having a healthy environment and how trees play a pivotal role in this. 
They expressed their concern about rising pollution and need of awareness among the masses in keeping the surroundings clean. 
They explained how planting more trees will ultimately help to live a healthy life.
The statement reads that FWS Mamath has pledged to be an ecofriendly campus. 
“We have already planted more than 150 different species of trees and shrubs. Some of them include, cypress, chestnut, 40 types of fruits and much more. We maintain a small lavender area along with a herb area. Also the school has a small area for seasonal ornamental flowers,” it reads. (KNS)

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