Ludhiana kids create micro oxygen chamber

Ludhiana


DW BUREAU / LUDHIANA Children in the city created a micro oxygen chamber (micro forest) that is "By the kids for the kids" by planting 750 tree saplings in 250 sq yards of area in Rakh Bagh, here today. This micro forest has been planted under the supervision of the green couple Rohit Mehra and Geetanjali Mehra. Ten school going children from Ludhiana namely Pratibha Sharma, Madhvi Sharma, Vaibhav Kapoor, Dhruv Mehra, Udhay Mehra, Diya Bharara, Lavanya Sehgal, Viraansh Bharara, Nitya Bassi and Dishita Bharara took active interest in this initiative. Rohit Mehra said that it is the first ever forest created by kids in the world, which is for the kids. This team is known as Indian green warriors and has 10 school going kids. He said that 60 different varieties, that are native to the Punjab area, have been planted in this micro forest. Madhvi Sharma, a Class 11 student at Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana, said that in this pandemic, everyone has realised the importance of oxygen in our society. Pratibha Sharma, a Class 9 student at Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana, said that the current weather is best for planting trees and urged everyone, especially children, to plant a maximum number of trees. Vaibhav Kapoor, Class VII student at Sacred Heart Convent Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar, said that this micro forest has been planted so that our future generations can have a source of natural oxygen. (editor@dailyworld.in)




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