Schoolchildren plant 750 saplings in Ludhiana and create a micro oxygen chamber | Trend
While the second wave of COVID made us aware of the importance of oxygen, a group of children on Sunday created a micro oxygen chamber (micro forest) by planting 750 young trees in the Ludhiana of Punjab.
Holding gardening equipment, the children gathered in the Rakh Bagh area to participate in the planting campaign and planted 250 square meters supervised by green couple Rohit Mehra and Geetanjali Mehra.
About ten schoolchildren from Ludhiana, namely Pratibha Sharma, Madhvi Sharma, Vaibhav Kapoor, Dhruv Mehra, Udhay Mehra, Diya Bharara, Lavanya Sehgal, Viraansh Bharara, Nitya Bassi and Dishita Bharara took an active interest in this noble initiative.
Madhvi Sharma, an 11th grade student at the Sacred Heart Convent School in Ludhiana, said that in this pandemic everyone has come to realize the importance of oxygen in our society. They said we all know trees are the only source of natural oxygen.
Rohit Mehra said it was the very first forest created by children in the world, intended for children. This team is known as the Indian Green Warriors and has 10 school children. He said that 60 different varieties, native to the Punjab region, have been planted in this micro-forest.
Pratibha Sharma, a grade 9 student at the Sacred Heart Convent School in Ludhiana, said the current weather is the best for planting trees and urged everyone, especially children, to plant as much as possible. ‘trees.
Vaibhav Kapoor, a seventh grade student at Sacred Heart Convent High School, BRS Nagar, said this micro-forest was planted so that our future generations can have a source of natural oxygen.
All the participating children made a commitment to save this micro-forest, to fatten it and irrigate it for a period of two years until it becomes sustainable. They said this micro-forest will be home to a variety of flora, fauna and birds, which find it difficult to find adobe safely in urban areas.
They also urged everyone to plant as many trees as possible so that Ludhiana becomes an oxygen-rich city.