PLANTATION DRIVE LAUNCHED IN CITY

PLANTATION DRIVE LAUNCHED IN CITY

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Tuesday inaugurated plantation drive by planting a Deodar tree at Hariparbat, Srinagar. He also planted a tree at Shanker Achariya in Zabarwan hills.

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Tuesday inaugurated plantation drive by planting a Deodar tree at Hariparbat, Srinagar. He also planted a tree at Shanker Achariya in Zabarwan hills.

Besides, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr Shah Faesal, SDM Srinagar, Syed Muhammad Hanief Balkhi, Conservator Forests, DFO Urban, Range officers, NGO members and Volunteers were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner stressed for concerted efforts to give Kashmir green cover by planting more and more trees so that pristine glory of Kashmir is restored besides environmental and ecological balance is protected and preserved. 

On the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner was informed that plantation drive has been started across Kashmir and about 20 lakh plants of different species will be planted in all the districts. The Divisional Commissioner also inspected various nurseries of Forest Department at Kralsangri.

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