Chinar plantation drive held at Manasbal

Ganderbal, Mar 16: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan kick-started a Chinar Plantation drive by planting a chinar sapling here at Sainik School Manasbal.
DDC Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla and ADDC Ganderbal, NA Baba also planted the saplings. On the occasion, senior officers of Floriculture, ICDS, Education and other departments were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner said that Chinar is an identity of Kashmir and stressed on increasing green cover of the valley.
The DDC Ganderbal also asked the school administration and concerned departments to ensure plantation of “Haath Boun” chinar saplings in the school premises. He informed that during the plantation season total 700 chinar saplings will be planted across the district.
Anganwadi workers, Aanganwadi Helpers, a large number of students and people participated in this campaign.