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Rayat Bahra University bags coveted SAP award

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | April 27, 2021 12:40 PM

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University has won ‘One District One Green Champion’ Award by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Union Ministry of Education, under Swachhta Action Plan 2020-21.

Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, said this was the outcome of a string of initiatives undertaken by the university. These included regular sanitization of campus in Covid-19 situation , thermal screening of every person at entry gate, maintaining social distance norms, virtual meetings, disposal dustbin bags on daily basis , displaying Covid-19 guidelines and messages on the campus, providing sanitizer to every visitors, and no entry without mask.

Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, said that the award was the outcome of concerted efforts carried out by the staff and students of the university in carrying out plantation drives and celebrating important days like Vanmahotsav, Earth Day, etc., involvement of students in all activities under Swachhta Action Plan including greenery, water conservation, cleaning, energy conservation, etc.

He said that various competitions under Swachhta Action Plan and related activities were carried out by the university from time to time with a view to promote Green Drive, garden management, maintenance, compost kit creation and maintenance, removal of weeds from garden and use of organic fertilizers and bio-pesticides, herbicides for plants and trees on the campus.

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