Tree plantation, cleanliness drive at IMERT College, Karvenagar on behalf of Central Bureau of Communications and Pune Municipal Corporation

Pune : On behalf of the Central Bureau of Communications under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Pune Municipal Corporation and IMERT College run by Marathwada Mitra Mandal, a tree plantation and cleanliness drive was carried out today at IMERT Mahavidlaya in Karve Nagar on the occasion of World Environment Day. The program was also supported by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Kaveri International School and Worship Earth Foundation.

On this occasion, Pune Municipal Corporation Deputy Commissioner Sanjay Shinde, Assistant Commissioner Vijay Naikal, Assistant Health Officer Dr. Ketaki Ghatge, Senior Police Inspector Manoj Shedge, Youth Officer of Nehru Youth Center Ashish Shete, Director of IMERT College Dr. Shubhangi Ramaswamy, Amrapali Chavan, Co-Founder of Worship Earth Foundation, Gautami Pandey, Coordinator of Kaveri International School, Harshal Akude, Publicity Officer of Central Communications Bureau, etc. were present.

The program started by planting trees in the college premises by dignitaries. After this, the present dignitaries of the college, teachers, non-teaching staff, students and citizens of the area conducted a cleanliness campaign in the entire area. In the next session, the students of Kaveri International School presented a song on environmental awareness.

While guiding the audience on this occasion, Pune Municipal Deputy Commissioner Sanjay Shinde said that protecting the environment is not the responsibility of any one person but everyone has to contribute to it. We can help maintain the balance of the environment by doing small things like avoiding the use of plastic, using water sparingly, maintaining cleanliness, separating wet and dry waste.

IMERT College Principal Shubhangi Ramaswamy said that since 1973, the United Nations has taken the initiative to celebrate Environment Day on June 5. But if we think about it, every person can celebrate every day of the year for the environment. For that we can resolve to do any one environment friendly action every day.

At the end of the event, all the attendees took a pledge to protect the environment and maintain cleanliness. The program was coordinated by Prof. Aparna Shastri did, while thanks to Publicity Assistant P. Fanikumar.