Visit of Treeman
The Treeman, Mr. Deepak Gaur and Bhoomi, Ms. Savita Kainth of “Gift a Tree Network” visited Ridge Valley School, Gurgaon on 21st of April as part of the many activities organized by the school to celebrate Earth Day.
21st was chosen so that students could spread awareness about the significance of the day and to encourage them to become the proactive ambassadors of the environment. This initiative has led the students of RVS to understand and reiterate the importance of planting trees for nature. Students listened spellbound to the Treeman’s life story and how he started this journey after waking up from a nine month coma. He found friendship in a tree and is dedicated to creating green spaces.
Junior School Head Boy and Head Girl welcomed the esteemed guest and then nursery students felicitated the guest. The Principal Ms. Ohri extended a warm welcome to the Treeman and Bhoomi. It was followed by an interesting interaction with the man who plans to plant a billion trees in the next five years.
The Treeman inspired the students to take a pledge together to plant a tree on their birthday, to celebrate Earth day everyday by Reuse, reduce and recycle products to save the environment and the planet. Finally the celebrations ended with a tree plantation. A Mango tree was planted by The Treeman for Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam had gifted the first tree a mango tree to him, with which he initiated the drive in the inspiring memory of late President Dr Abdul Kalam Azad. Students of each class then planted a tree in the school for a greener environment.