Saint Soldier International School, Sec 28 B, Chandigarh observed a week long celebration of Van Mahotsava. To sensitise the students to the need to end thoughtless deforestation, Creative Writing and Poster Making competitions were organized in English, Hindi and Punjabi. Some of the topics for Creative Writing were ‘Environmental Pollution’, ‘Trees-A Valuable Asset’, ‘Save Trees’ etc. First Position winners were Kanika Class V, Aditi Class VII, Dipanshi Class VII, Riya Pundir, Class XII. The Poster Making Competition on ‘A World Without Trees’ was won by Simran, Sweta and Deepanshu of Shaheed Bhagat Singh House. A tree plantation drive was organised in which children of all the classes participated with full fervour. During this drive, the members of the Eco Club, Parag, planted saplings of herbal plants like, aloe vera, tulsi, chandni etc.