Grand Mumtaz Resorts Pahalgam kick-starts plantation drive

Keen to contribute more for development of flora, fauna: Chaya

Srinagar, Mar 21: On World Arbor Day, Grand Mumtaz Resorts Pahalgam Wednesday started the mega plantation drive in and around the resort area spread over a huge chunk of land.
“The main theme of the mega plantation drive is to green the environment, flora and fauna and to share the social responsibilities towards this drive and make Pahalgam more green and pollution free,” the statement said.
“In previous years we have planted more than three hundred deodar plants in our Hotel premises. More than one thousand deodar plants have been planted in and around the resort premises to add more greenery to the surroundings, said Vice President of the Resort.”
The plantation drive was started in close coordination with Lidder Forest Division Bijbehara.
Mohd Iqbal Khanday, Range officer of Pahalgam range and other forest officials were also present during the plantation drive.
Mushtaq Ahmad Chaya, Chairman and Managing Director of Mushtaq Group of Hotels and Resorts, is keen to contribute more for development and preservence of flora and fauna particularly in tourist resorts Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Katra to make these places more attractive and praise worthy tourist destinations.