|Early Times Report|
Katra, Oct 12: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in collaboration with International Volunteer Foundation (IVF) organized two day clean Vaishno Devi Yatra Mission-2. The drive was launched under 10th Edition of Save The Trikuta Mountains Campaign which was first launched in March 2014. The objective of Save The Trikuta Mountains is to keep holy Trikuta Mountains Clean, Green and Plastic Free. A rally of more than 120 students was flagged off by Padam Shri R.K. Sinha, Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, Kakryal. In his address to the students, he stressed to shun single use of plastic and use cloth bags to save mother nature. The rally of student was received by Vinay Khajuria, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, SMVDSB, Katra at Spiritual Growth Centre.
He apprised the students about the achievements and continuous efforts of Shrine Board to keep holy Trikuta Mountains clean and green and appeal the student volunteers to spread the message of Swachta Abhiyaan launched by Prime Minister of India.
The present on the occasion were Yugal Khajuria, Dean, SMVDU, Sumanta Sarthi Sharma, NSS Coordinator, SMVDU, staff members of Central Office, SMVDSB, Katra and Sunder Singh, Rajesh Sharma and Rohit Sharma, IVF members.