Students of CEPT University, Ahmedabad, plant and adopt 30 trees!

Mr. Dipen Mehta, one of our dedicated regional coordinators in India, tells us about the latest tree-planting activity in his area.

“A total of 30 trees were planted by students (3rd and 4th year, Faculty of Technology) of CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, including members of the Indian Plumbing Association Student Chapter.

The intention behind this action was to create awareness about the environment and the importance of trees.

The event was organized jointly by CEPT University, Indian Plumbing AssociationAhmedabad Student Chapter, and the Global Tree Initiative (GTI) India.

The students participated in this activity with enthusiasm! We are thankful to CEPT University for providing space for plantation, and making the necessary arrangements” Dipen says.

Among the trees planted, were Neem (Azadirachta indica), Gulmohar (Delonix regia), and Asopalav (Polyalthia longifolia) species.

The students who planted the trees also pledged to care for them, Dipen tells us! He says that “I encouraged the students to adopt one tree each, per student, which they have accepted and ensured to monitor the trees’ wellness, together with Professor Dipsha Shah.”

Thank you for sharing this great news with us, Mr. Dipen Mehta, and thank you and the students of CEPT University for planting the 30 trees!

You can see this story on the global tree-planting map. If you are in India and want to organize or participate in tree-planting activity, get in touch with one of our dedicated coordinators; Dipen Mehta, Lokendra Balasaria, and Mrinalini Nigde.

And, follow the GTI India Facebook page to stay up to date with all the latest activity happening in India!

With special thanks go to Prof Dipen Mehta (Visiting Faculty, Faculty of Technology, CEPT University; Convener, IPA Student Chapter and Branch Coordinator of GTI, India), Prof Dipsha Shah (Professor, Faculty of Technology and Coordinator, Student Chapter) and Mr. Gaurang Patel (Executive Committee Member, Indian Plumbing Association, Ahmedabad Chapter) for providing the saplings at the university and taking necessary permissions from the university.


Who:Students (3rd and 4th Year, Faculty of Technology) of CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Why:To create awareness about the environment and the importance of trees.
Where:Ahmedabad, India
When:May 2023
What kind of Trees:Neem, Gulmohar and Asopalav
How many:

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