Research Team From Forest Research Institute Dehradun Visits Carmel Convent School

Chandigarh, July 19. A tragic incident occurred on 08.07.2022 in Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, Chandigarh

 whereby a tree fell causing injuries to students.  A one member inquiry committee headed by Justice (Retd.)

 Jitendra Chauhan was constituted to ascertain the facts of the case and fix responsibilities including remedial

 actions to be taken.

Today research team from Forest Research Institute Dehradun visited Chandigarh and interacted with  Justice 

Chauhan. Justice visited the Carmel convent school with the team and interacted with the management and 

teachers. Further, for the scientific management of trees, the team has decided to study issues related to plant 

pathology, entomology and will have ultrasonic study to find out the extent of hollowness in any standing 


The general public is requested to give their valuable suggestions in this regard to preservation of the trees 

so that this kind of incidents can be averted. The suggestions can be given in person to  Justice (Retd.) 

Jitendra Chauhan at his official address- Chandigarh Housing Board , Ist Floor, B – Block, 

Sector 9, Chandigarh after taking appointment on Phone Number 0172-2741142 or can be sent at

 Email id.