Mobius Foundation successfully concluded the Phase I of Sanjeevani Project today. The project was initiated as a mass tree plantation drive on 7th of June, 2018 to mark the occasion of World Environment Day.
Mobius in a statement said that 5000 saplings were planted around the villages of Sonepat and Panipat districts of Haryana with the objective to create awareness of the environmental benefits of trees among students and farmers.
Many significant dignitaries supported the cause including SDO, Agriculture; SDM, Gohana; KVK Scientist, Panipat; DDM, Panipat (NABARD); President of 33 Farmer Clubs and Sarpanch of villages Chidana, Kakrana and Shamdi, Sonepat. An essay competition among nine schools was also held as a part of the initiative.
On the successful completion of Phase I, Pradip Burman (Founder, Mobius Foundation) addressed the gathering including other dignitaries like M.J. Saxena (MD, Ayurvet Limited); Dr. R. S. Khanna (Chairman – Kwality); Dr. A.C. Varshney (Director General – ARF); Dr. Vijay Pal Singh (Dy. Director – FSSAI); Maj. Gen M.L. Sharma (Chairman – National Academy of Vet. Sc.); and Vijay Pratap Singh (CHRO – Ayurvet).
Speaking on the occasion Pradip Burman said, “Last year in June, Mobius Foundation initiated Phase I of our tree plantation drive. Having achieved what we set out to, we have launched Phase II of the project today. I am proud of all the people involved in this great cause. #ProjectSanjeevani.”
The event opened with a review of Environment and Sustainability Exhibition by students, followed by insightful speeches, dance performances and three special award ceremonies – for winners of the essay competition, for students who participated in the cultural programme and science exhibition, and for schools that participated in the drive.
To conclude, Pradip Burman launched the 2nd Phase of the ecological conservation project ‘Sanjeevani‘.