Panchkula: A tree plantation drive spearheaded by our Chief Guest, Shri. Mukul Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula and Chairperson of The British School, Smt. Urmila Sethi and around 500 students of The British School, Sector 12, Panchkula was performed within the campus of the school as an earnest effort for conserving the ecology and to foster the right kind of space and atmosphere around the children of the school.
Shri.Mukul Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula initiated the drive by planting a tree in the school yard.
Marking the occasion of Tree Plantation, Director of the School, Mr. Sanjay Sethi said, “A plant needs to be maintained for 2-3 years and then it will stand for life. These children can also make a difference by doing their bit. They are the future of the world and should be educated about the environment and its preservation.”
An exhibition ‘Indian Trail Blazers’ was also held in the school. Students of Primary and Secondary Wing participated with great passion and created beautiful projects, models, charts, drawings pertaining to various subjects like: Number System, Planetary Science, Climate Science and Atmospheric Administration, Earth Science, Medicine, Nuclear Research and Missile Development and displayed them in the exhibition.
The exhibits revered the research conducted by Indian Scientists in the above fields and explained their work in the form of three- dimensional models. The children went into the depth to explore the achievements made by Indian Trail Blazers who have contributed in the various field of Education and Sciences.
The School Principal, Ms. Anita Mehra said that on this Independence Day we remind ourselves of India’s rich cultural diversity, plentiful natural and intellectual resources. Ms.Anita Mehra said, “Here’s a refresher on just how much our great nation has accomplished together over the years and how these achievements are a source of inspiration to our young children.”
Ms. Geetika Sethi, Director of the school, said, “The purpose behind these exhibitions and displays is to instill a feeling of responsibility in the youth of today and pride for what has been achieved.”