To commemorate the World Environment Day, over 500 school-going children participated in a drawing competition organised at City Forest in Raj Nagar Extension on Saturday.
The competition was part of a program, Fun Utsav, which was held by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and Saksham Foundation Play Helping Hand to spread awareness about environment and nature.
“The motive behind this competition was to make children aware about the environment,” said Namita Gaur, organiser of the event.
The other attractions of the event were zumba, aerobics, dance and singing. The children received prizes from the hands of chief guest, Ghaziabad Mayor Asha Sharma.
Meanwhile, GDA Vice Chairperson encouraged the children to plant as many trees as possible.
Stalls selling herbal products at the event
A boy posing with a hand-made umbrella
Placards showing importance of trees during the event
Players getting ready for the next session of Volleyball at a court next to the event
Mayor Asha Sharma (left) making eco-friendly potteries with clay