Anantnag, Mar 14: Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Lidder Forest Division Bijebhera, Dr. Mehraj u din kicked off plantation drive in Seer Hamdan, Thursday.
This plantation drive was kicked off in collaboration with Department of Revenue, Education, Municipality, Police and other allied departments.
DFO Lidder, Dr. Mehraj in his address said more than one lakh saplings of conifers will be planted throughout district.
Those who were present on the occasion were DFO Anantnag, Feroz Ahmad Chatek, Principal Higher Secondary School, Arshad Wagey, SHO Mattan, Jazib, Ex. Officer Municipality Seer Farooq Ahmed, Tehsildar Mattan Maqbool Ahmed, Naib Tehsildar Mohd Shafi ,CEO Anantnag, Respectables of Seer, Shamsuddun Koka, ZEO Mattan, Rangers Mattan, Suhail Shikari, Ranger Pahalgam Mohd Iqbal Khanday and other officials.
Remember more such programmes will be conducted in near future.
Later on students presented papers and threw light on the importance of afforestation.