Planting the Sapling

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Unific Publishing House, Oct 1, 2020 - Poetry - 34 pages
Planting the Sapling is a collection of poems composed by Dr. Govind Singh, a former Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Delhi. The poems were written by Dr. Govind Singh in his personal diary during his school days. They would have remained hidden from the world but for the inquisitive eyes of his students, when he took this diary to class for sharing one of these poems to help create a bridge between Environment and English. What followed is what led to the publishing of this book, which is a beautiful reminder of our adolescence days and will surely take you back to the best days of your school life. Dr. Govind Singh is currently Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at O.P. Jindal Global University.

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P02 Freedom
P08 Look Up Theres No Limit
P14 My Love for
P19 Mazhab Nahi Sikhata

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About the author (2020)

Dr. Govind Singh went to school in South Delhi and graduated from University of Delhi with a degree in Botany. He competed his Master's (2007) and Ph.D (2013) in Environmental Studies from the University of Delhi. He has been stuyding and learning from nature since an early age. He was born next to River Yamuna in a town named after the river, and has remained fascinated with Delhi after moving here when he was 8 years old. In 2007, he gave Delhi its first Environmental Blog, which is now a UN-endorsed flagship project for fighting climate change. Dr. Govind Singh initiated the Youth-Climate movement in India in that year and is also the Co-Founder of the Delhi Greens non-profit organisation. As an Environmental Youth Leader and as Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies in the University of Delhi, he has inspired and trained thousands of young people to work in the service of Mother Nature. He currently works as Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at the Jindal School of Environment & Sustainability, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat (Delhi NCR) where he's one of the founding faculty of India's first, truly interdisciplinary undergraduate course in Environmental Studies.

Vareesha Ansari completed her Bachelor's in English (Honours) from Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi and her Master's in English from the Department of English, University of Delhi.

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