‘Green Drive’ launched at Surya World In­sti­tute

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - Live - - EDUCATION -

CHANDI­GARH: Surya World In­sti­tute launched a ‘Green Drive’ at a func­tion held on its cam­pus on Mon­day. The drive is a part of the Surya World Week, a week­long ac­tiv­ity week be­ing cel­e­brated from Fe­bru­ary27 to March 3.

Nek Chand, the cre­ator of the Rock Gar­den, presided over the oc­ca­sion of Green Drive along with Saanya Verma, di­rec­tor, Surya World, Anil Bansal, vice-pres­i­dent, cor­po­rate af­fairs, Suresh Anand, cam­pus di­rec­tor and pro­fes­sor Rajnish Wat­tas, depart­ment of ar­chi­tec­ture.

Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Nek Chand said, “One must un­der­stand the im­por­tance of pro­tect­ing the en­vi­ron­ment in these mod­ern times, when there is degra­da­tion all around due to the in­creas­ing pop­u­la­tion, con­ges­tion, and hap­haz­ard growth.”

He en­cour­aged the young gen­er­a­tion to play an ac­tive role in this re­gard, as their en­gage­ment with the en­vi­ron­ment could “make a dif­fer­ence”.

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