Social Forestry deptt organizes plantation drive

The department of Social Forestry Friday organised a plantation drive, here at Gidwa Chak.

The event was attended by Sarpanchs, Panchs and progressive farmers of Kathua and Samba districts, besides senior officers of forest and allied wings of the department.

During the plantation drive, around 2600 saplings were planted.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Suresh Chugh, Director Social Forestry department, Neelu Geera, Chief Conservator of Forests, Jammu, Sameer Bharti, conservators and DFOs were present on the occasion.

A ceremonial cheque of Rs 7.30 lakh was also presented to the Chairman, Village Plantation (Protection and Management) Committee, Palail.