Nowshera Forest Division conducts series of plantation drives under One Beat Guard one village Programme

 

RAJOURI : A plantation drive under the theme “One Beat Guard One Village” was today conducted here at village East Jungrial.

Kewal Krishan Sharma, Sarpanch Panchayat East Jungrial and other PRI members along with a large number of villagers took part in the plantation drive.

Pardeep Kumar, Beat Guard Brevi conducted the plantation drive with the help of Block Forest Officer Dharamsal Ved Parkash and other forest officials.

A number of fruit, medicinal and fodder plants were planted on the occasion. Plants and seed balls of different species were also distributed among the participants.

Similar plantation drive under “One Beat Guard One Village” Programme was also conducted in village Bhajwal of Panchayat Upper Bhajwal-A in which Mohan Lal Panch, Panchayat Upper Bhajwal- A along with other local public participated in the plantation drive.

Plants and seed balls of different species were planted and distributed among the participants. The plantation drive was conducted by Block Forest Officer, Sunderbani S. Rangeel Singh along with the active support of Sh. Ishan Raina Beat Guard Sunderbani.

The Sarpanches PRI members and general public of the area lauded the efforts of the Forest department for increasing the green cover of the area. They thanked Vivek Verma, Conservator of Forests West Circle Rajouri, Neelima Shah, Divisional Forest Officer Nowshera and Rakesh Verma Range Officer Sunderbani for organising the plantation drives for spreading awareness among the villagers about the importance of forest, soil and its direct relation with the rainfall and other climatic factors.

The drives were conducted under the direct supervision of Vivek Verma, Conservator of Forests West Circle Rajouri and Neelima Shah, Divisional Forest Officer Nowshera.

 

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