CHANDIGARH, June 7: Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura today celebrated its 12th Foundation Day by organizing an impressive function wherein Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Forest & Wildlife Minister of Punjab was the chief guest.
Jitender Yadav, Director Tourism was the guest of honour while Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group, presided over the function, which also marked a tree plantation drive and the closing ceremony of World Environment Week.
Congratulating the staff and management of Aryans Group for completing 11 years in Education Sector and stepping into 12th Academic year, the Minister said it’s a good initiative taken by Aryans to carry out the plantation drive on this day.
He stressed upon the need to protect and save trees, forests and to plant more trees to ameliorate the environment. He elaborated on the environmental issues concerning plastic pollution to the climate change and measures to combat climate change by tree plantation.
Jitender Yadav, while speaking on the occasion, said that Chandigarh is the greenest and cleanest city in India. He said that everyone has a responsibility towards protecting the environment and leave a clean and sustainable environment for the future generations. He also appealed to minimize use of plastic bags and replace them with biodegradable carry bags.
Dr Anshu Kataria thanked all its stakeholders, professionals, team members etc for their support in past years. Kataria added that Aryans has constantly added values by incorporating the best technical practices and philosophies to bridge the gap between education through books and the practical realities so that the students are fully equipped to deliver their best.
It is to be mentioned that Aryans was started with one MBA campus in the year 2007 with once acre land and 100 students and presently the Group has 21 acre lush green campus and running 7 different colleges i.e Aryans College of Engineering, Aryans College of Law, Aryans Business Colleges, Aryans Institute of Management & Technology, Aryans Degree College, Aryans College of Education, Aryans Institute of Nursing, Aryans College of Pharmacy.