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Vanamahotsava Tree Plantation Drive by NCC Cadets

On 8 August 2017, cadets of DSBA NCC Unit under 2 KAR BN took part in Vanamohatsava-Tree Plantain Drive. This was the first event organised after the enrolment process.

The Chief Guest was Lt Col. Varun Luthra;CO,2 KAR BN and the Guest of Honour was Lt. Col. S B Chetri; Administrative Officer,2 KAR BN. Dr [Brig] Sandes; Principal, DSBA, Dr Veena; Dean, DSBA and Prof Nikitha; HOD were present on the occasion .A group photograph was taken with the NCC Cadets

About 80 saplings of various trees like Jamun, Mango, Ashoka, Peepal etc were procured earlier to be planted within the college premises as well as at BM Kaval Forest, Agara.   

Before planting the saplings, NCC Cadets pledged under the guidance of Lt Col Varun Luthra and Dr Sandes to protect the environment at all times. 5 saplings were planted in the college premises by 12 pm. The next phase of planting was in the forest area. At 12.45 pm,            Dr(Brig) Sandes, Dr Veena, Prof Nikitha, Prof Nagaraju, Prof Srilalitha and Prof Meera Krishnan along with the cadets reached BM Kaval Forest, Agara to plant the rest of the saplings. This was done in association with the Forest Dept.The Range Forest Officer of the State, Mr Bhairav was present to guide the cadets and help them. Students used hand saws and sickles and worked in sweltering heat and completed the task by 4 pm.

The initiative to promote green and clean environment was a memorable experience. Vijayavani, largest circulating Kannada Daily newspaper covered the event!