Puttur, Jul 17: St Philomena College, St Philomena PU College, St Philomena High school in association with 3/19 KAR BN NCC Army SD/SW Wing, 91/19 KAR BN NCC Army JD/JW Wing, 5 KAR NAVAL NCC Navy SD/SW Wing, 41 /A 5 KAR NAVAL NCC Navy JD/JW Wing, 44/6 KAR AIR SQN NCC Air JD/JW Wing and DKZP Government Higher Primary School Parladka, Puttur Jointly organized tree plantation on July 15 at DKZP Government Higher Primary School Parladka, Puttur.
Chief guest of the programme Suchitra, president of SDMC, (School Development and Management Committee) DKZP Government Higher Primary School Parladka, Puttur planted the fruit sapling and said, "The main purpose of tree plantation is to save the endangered environment and to beautify the nature we live in. Trees are valuable gifts of nature. They are known as the best friends of human beings. They benefit us in various ways. The lives of human beings, other living beings like animals and insects are inconceivable without the existence of trees in the world." She praised the efforts taken by NCC for the noble cause of environmental protection.
The vice president of SDMC, DKZP Government Higher Primary School Parladka, Puttur Udaya, School Treacher's of DKZP Government Higher Primary School Parladka, Puttur Yashoda and Sundari, first officer Naresh Lobo, and second officer Roshan Sequeira of St Philomena High School Puttur were present during the programme.
Lt Johnson David Sequeira, NCC officer of the college welcomed. Second officer Clement Pinto of proposed vote of thanks. College naval NCC officer C/T Thejaswi Bhat compered the programme.
As many as 25 fruit saplings and other medicinal plants were planted around the school premises on the occasion of Vanamahothsava. Five ANOs, 45 NCC cadets, teachers, SDMC members and school children participated in the programme.