Chandigarh May 21, 2019
A Sub Committee under the Chairmanship of Prof Shankarji Jha, Acting Vice Chancellor and Dean of University Instruction, Panjab University, Chandigarh held a meeting today regarding concrete structures around the palm trees and to propose an alternate solution.
The members of the Sub Committee which included Prof. R.K, Singla, Dean
Research, Prof Devinder Singh, SVC, Chairperson, Deptt of Zoology and Geology, Prof M.C.Sidhu, Dept of Botany, Dr. Madhuri Rishi, Dept of Environment Studies, ExecutiveEngineer-l, D.E. (Horticulture) and A.E. (Horticulture), visited the site to examine the issues raised by the PUTA and students regarding the concrete structures around the palm trees.
The Sub Committee informed that the work of concrete structure being built around the palm trees adjoining the Gandhi Bhawan and the road leading to Arts Block-3 has been stopped immediately and the debris have been removed.
It was unanimously resolved that no new concrete structure around the trees would be created. Also, the structures created around the plants on the road leading up to Main Library round-about would be beautified by planting shrubs around it.
It was resolved to dispense with the fountains as proposed earlier. The
structure already built would be beautified by planting shrubs with focused Lights.