As part of the university’s social responsibility, all the scientists and staff of Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni contributed their one-day salary to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. A cheque amounting to Rs 26 lakh was presented to the Chief Minister Shri Sukhvinder Singh at Shimla today. A university delegation led by Vice Chancellor Prof Rajeshwar Singh Chandel and the representatives of all the associations of university employees presented the cheque to the Chief Minister on behalf of the university employees.
The employees of UHF Nauni voluntarily donated their one day’s salary to CM Relief Fund amounting to about Rs 26 lakh, informed Prof. Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, Vice-Chancellor of the university. He added that the university has been making efforts for the well-being of the students and staff. On Thursday night, the university authorities, with the help of district administration, helped in the shifting of a group of university students who were residing outside the main campus and had to shift to safer areas due to waterlogging in their buildings. The university has also offered the accommodation of the University’s farmers’ hostel to the students who have been affected.
Dr. BS Dilta, President of UHF Teachers Association; Lalit Bhardwaj, President of Non-Teachers Employees Welfare Association; Dr Kishori Lal, President of Farm Technocrats Association; Ram Swaroop, President of Personal Staff Association; Chunni Lal, President of Technical Employees Welfare Association and Ravi Dutt, President, Technical and Class 4 Employees Union were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister appreciated the noble gesture of the university employees.