Poonch: Plantation Drive conducted to mark Republic Day celebration
POONCH : A plantation drive was today conducted by the Forest department to mark the Republic Day celebration here under Har Gaon Hariyali campaign.
Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Inder Jeet planted a sapling in the DC office Campus in presence of Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Zaheer Ahmed Kaifi; DFO (T), Suresh Manda; DFO (SF),Naveed Iqbal; Range officer Haveli besides other concerned officers.
Deputy Commissioner Poonch highlighted the importance of plantation in everyday life and said that the Government of Jammu & Kashmir has launched Green Jammu & Kashmir mission under the aegis Har Gaon Hariyali.
As per directions of the Government, all Panchayats of Poonch will be covered under the programme Har Gaon Hariyali by planting more than 4 lakh plants during the winter season.
The DFO(T) requested the public to plant at least one sapling during the winter season and contribute to saving the forests of Jammu & Kashmir and Green J&K Drive.