Aligarh: The Eco Club of Aligarh Muslim University has planted 40 mango trees and 40 peach trees on the land provided at Sir Syed House complex in order to develop an orchard in AMU.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Udddin Shah inaugurated the drive by planting the first sapling. Brigadier (Retd) Syed Ahmad Ali, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Group Captain (Retd) Shahrukh Shamshad, Registrar, Dr. Jamshed Siddiqui, Proctor, Prof. Arif Inam, Member-in-Charge, Land & Gardens, Dr. Afiffullah Khan, President, Eco Club also planted saplings.
Mr. Arif Md. Yeasin Jwadder, Secretary Eco club said that the land has been developed by the Eco Club in a way that the orchard later provides a recreational space to students and staff members of the University. A flower garden has also been developed by the Club near the orchard. The orchard will serve as an Eco Park in the University.