CSIR IHBT Palampur distributes 1200 varieties of ornamental plants under CSIR-Floriculture Mission-II

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT), Palampur has 16 in 15 government schools of Haryana under CSIR-Floriculture Mission-II and Jigyasa program 1200 varieties of ornamental plants were distributed on August 29, 2023. These plants in school premises Will be installed Saplings were distributed keeping in view the geographical features of the school area. Dr. Sudesh Kumar Yadav, director of the institute said that under Floriculture Mission-II and the Jigyasa program, Beautification work is being done by planting saplings in government educational institutions. This will increase the beauty of the campus Along with this, a clean environment will also be maintained for the children. In addition to this, the students are exposed to horticulture activities and new
Identification of plant species can also be informed Dr. Bhavya Bhargava, Senior Scientist, CSIR-IHBT said that so far the institute has Successfully established flower gardens in more than 200 schools and institutions under Floriculture Mission-II Have done and these efforts will continue in the future. The teachers and other staff members of the schools took an active part in the occasion. as well as the javelin throw. Mr. Satish Chopra, father of Olympic and World Champion Mr. Neeraj Chopra in 2006 also participated in the plantation program and appreciated the work done by CSIR-IHBT.

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