Jalandhar, March 22, 2020 ( By Madhur): Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Seat of Women Empowerment, Ranked No.1 College in India by India Today Ranking (Various Categories) always lead in taking the new initiatives. In a new development, KMV has established a well developed vertical garden in one of the sections of its Botanical Garden. The aim of this garden is to create a one of a kind and site-specific garden that stands beautiful through all the seasons of the year. A well-executed design is also a way to minimize the future maintenance demand of the garden. The vertical garden established at the college is further divided into two sections where succulent plant species are grown in one section, whereas in the second section of the garden contains seasonal flowering plants and ornamental foliage plants. It is important to mention that this vertical garden will be beneficial for the students as a plant’s growth habit, size and behavior on a vertical surface is important knowledge for making the right combination of species, in order to keep the competition between plants at a healthy level. Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that KMV always aims for the holistic development of its students and this new initiative is also one of the developments in that direction. She further maintained that this vertical garden will prove to be very much beneficial for the students as students will be able to gain the practical knowledge of their subject in an open environment.