WORLD ARBOUR DAY: J&K Bank conducts plantation drive

Taking stock of the various plant species at Badamvaer, Chairman also instructed the concerned officers to enhance efforts in maintaining the grandeur of the park.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Mar 22 2018 12:24AM | Updated Date: Mar 22 2018 12:24AM
WORLD ARBOUR DAY: J&K Bank conducts plantation driveGK Photo

On the occasion of World Arbour Day, J&K Bank planted hundreds of saplings across Kashmir in all the parks and gardens developed and maintained by the bank under its heritage preservation programme.

The main function was held at Badamvaer, Kashmir’s heritage almond garden in Srinagar, where the bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed led the drive in presence of the bank’s Executive President Vagesh Chander, Presidents PK Tickoo, Abdul Rashid Shegan, Zonal Heads Kashmir Central 1, Kashmir Central 2, Vice Presidents and other senior officers, a spokesperson of the bank said.

The chairman said, “As a socially conscious institution we see our role in preservation of state’s ecology besides cultural heritage. Planting of trees in all the parks, managed and developed by the bank, is a symbolic gesture for the celebration of Navroz and World Arbour Day.”

“The idea is to communicate bank’s unflinching commitment to the cause of community development, of which both environmental awareness and preservation of heritage parks are part of the important undertaking”, he added.

Taking stock of the various plant species at Badamvaer, Chairman also instructed the concerned officers to enhance efforts in maintaining the grandeur of the park.

J&K Bank also conducted plantation drives in various parks under its different zones of the Kashmir region.

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