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Dr. D.Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri

vanmahotsav Week - 2023

Friday, July 07, 2023 | Dr. D. Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College and Research Centre. |Events

On the occasion of ‘VANMAHOTSAV WEEK - 2023’ which is celebrated as annual tree planting movement in India, the NSS unit in association with IQAC of Dr. D. Y. Patil Homoeopathic Medical College and Research Centre, Pimpri had organized a ‘Tree Plantation Activity’ on 07/07/2023 at 2:30 pm in the Pharmacy Garden of Dr. DYPHMCRC. The name ‘Van Mahotsav’ means the ‘Festival of trees’. It is celebrated to spread mass awareness about the contribution of tree plantation and conservation of forests for maintaining ecological balance.

42 NSS Volunteers (32 females and 10 males) enthusiastically participated in the activity. The volunteers initially removed the weeds and cleaned the area suitable for planting. It was then followed by the digging of small holes to plant the saplings. Total 24 saplings of medicinal plants such as Ocimum Sanctum, Chamaecostus cuspidatus (Insulin plant), Eucalyptus, Rosa rubiginosa, Aloe socotrina etc were planted and then watered. The importance of ‘Vanmahotsav week ‘and the benefits of Tree plantation was given by the NSS Program Officer.

The whole activity was coordinated by Dr. Prajakta M. Udmale (NSS Program Officer) and Dr. Amit R. Jaiswal (Asst. NSS Program Officer). The event was well appreciated by the students.

We thank our Principal Dr. D. B. Sharma Sir for giving permission to conduct the above activity and for his guidance and support.