Regional Director Social Forestry Kashmir launches plantation drive in Pahalgam

Says drive aimed to revive plantation

Aman Malik

Anantnag, Mar 24: Regional Director Kashmir of Social Forestry, Tawheed Ahmad Deva launched a plantation drive at Pahalgam.
The drive was launched in presence of DFO Anantnag Social Forestry, Syed Waseem Gul, DFO Pulwama, Shopian Gazala Abdullah, DFO SFC Feroz Ahmad Chaket, Range Officer Ishtiyaq Ahmad Makhdoomi, Showkat Ahmad Zargar,Javaid Ahmad Mir, Mohd Iqbal Khanday and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pahalgam Development Authority (PDA), Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani.
The Principal and students from Pahalgam Higher Secondary School were also preset on the occasion.
During the drive, saplings were planted in the area by the authorities as well as the students.
Talking to reporters, Deva said that the drive was launched with the purpose to revive the plantation in the district.
He urged various authorities to plant the tree at appropriate places besides highlighting its positive impact on the environment.