About 300 saplings were planted on the campus of the Dr MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, under the tree plantation programme on Wednesday. The saplings were planted by Dr S Geethalakshmi, Vice-Chancellor of the university.
Various kinds of saplings including herbal plants – aaduthodai, nilavembu, ilupai, punai, pupil, banyan and vilvam – were planted on the campus. Flower plants such as hibiscus, rose and night queen were also planted.
The saplings were donated by the Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College. Professor Himeswari of the college, Mathivaanan, secretary, Aakam Green Foundation, Dr Kabilan, head of Siddha Department and students of the Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College were also present.