Noida: The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority bagged first prize in smart garden and landscaping category at the 34th edition of Noida flower show which closed on Sunday.
The display was put on by the horticulture department of the GNIDA and the model gained much attraction from the visitors. As per an official of GNIDA, the golden fish in the artificial pond not only engaged the children and adults but the judges too were impressed. The judges handed them the trophy.
Another major captivating display was put out at the bonsai section where 150 year old ficus tree became the center of attraction and people swarm in to see it. The bonsai ficus tree was maintained by Saumik Das of Grow Green Bonsai.
Several social groups working towards the environment also volunteered for the three-day event including the Greno Green Foundation which ran a signature campaign in which young and old pledged to 'volunteer to say good bye to plastic'.
An array of competitions were held at the flower show this year in which a large participation was seen.