Massive plantation drive was launched today across Kashmir to cover open spaces, schools, office premises, parks and gardens to mark the celebration of Chinar Day.
In Budgam, Deputy Commissioner Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar launched the drive by planting Chinar saplings at Bihisht Zehra Park.
Being carried out by Floriculture Department, authorities have identified over thirty spots to plant Chinar trees during the ongoing Chinar plantation drive across the district.
In Ganderbal, DC Hashmat Ali Khan launched the plantation drive by planting saplings in the premises of Mini Secretariat.
Similar drives were launched in other districts where DCs planted Chinar saplings.