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Pune residents join the ‘Go green’ campaign, plant trees across societies

The meditation and tree plantation drive was organised by Hindustan Times and Heartfulness Institute

pune Updated: Jul 25, 2018 17:38 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Members of VTP Urban soul society, Kharadi, planted 30 saplings.(HT PHOTO)

To celebrate the first anniversary of Hindustan Times, Pune edition, special events were conducted recently in various societies across the city. Many residents learnt the art of meditation, apart from doing their bit in maintaining the green cover of the city.

The meditation and tree plantation drive was jointly organised by Hindustan Times and Heartfulness Institute. A total of 200 saplings of indigenous species were planted on various society premises.

Gardenia housing society, phase-1, Vadgaon sheri; Shubham housing society, Vadgaonsheri; VTP Urban soul society, Kharadi; Fortune east co-operative housing society, Kharadi and Miami society, Sinhagad road participated in the event.

The residents of various housing societies participated in the event with great zeal and enthusiasm. They also benefitted from the mediation techniques taught by the volunteers of Heartfulness Institute.

A total of 30 saplings each was distributed to the residents of Gardenia housing society, phase I , located in Vadgaonsheri. (HT PHOTO)
Shubham housing society residents got 30 saplings to plant in their area located in Vadgaonsheri. (HT PHOTO)
More than 50 people participated in the tree plantation drive at Miami society, Sinhagad road. (ht photo )
Residents of Fortune east co-operative housing society in Kharadi planted 40 seedlings. (Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

First Published: Jul 25, 2018 17:36 IST