5th October 2019, Jaipur:
Bhartiya Skill Development University today organized a tree plantation drive in the memory of Chairman and Founder, Dr. Rajendra Kumar Joshi at its campus in Jaipur. Students and faculty planted over 300 trees around the BSDU campus. Students were then assigned as guardians of one plant each wherein they will look after these plants as they grow and make sure that the plants are being watered regularly and cared for. BSDU’s Vice Chancellor Dr. (Brig.) Surjit Singh Pabla and Provost Dr. Ravi Gosain and other faculty members were present at the event.
The plantation drive was organized by BSDU in memory of its mentor and guide, Dr. Rajendra Kumar Joshi. He was a role model to the university who worked every single day for the betterment of the country and the youth at large. Dr. Joshi has left behind his legacy of empowering the youth of India by skilling them.
BSDU is also trying to bring attention to the environmental crisis that the world is facing and point out how planting more trees can be a small step towards protecting the environment. Students and faculty also took an oath to stop the usage of plastic in order to reduce plastic wastage on and off campus. Students pledged to stop use of plastic and use natural products such as paper or cloth bags, paper packaging etc. BSDU is trying to stop the use of single-use plastic and students also learned the importance of reusing, reducing and recycling.