District Administration Kick-Started Chinar Plantation Drive in Convergence with Beti Bachao Beti Padhao at Ganderbal
GANDERBAL, MARCH 16, 2018:- In convergence with Centrally Sponsored Scheme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, under the banner “Hamari Beti Hamari Shaan, Hamare Chinar Hamari Pehchaan,” District Administration Ganderbal has initiated a Chinar Plantation drive.
In this connection the chinar plantation drive was kick started, the other day by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan by planting a chinar sapling at Sainik School Manasbal. MLA Ganderbal, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar, DDC Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla and ADDC Ganderbal, Mr. N.A Baba also planted the chinar saplings. On the occasion senior officers of Floriculture, ICDS, Education and other departments were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner While appreciating the efforts said that Chinar is identity of Kashmir and stressed on increasing green cover of the valley.
During the drive, DDC Ganderbal asked the school administration and concerned departments to ensure plantation of “Haath Boun” Chinar Saplings in the school premises and Baba Sauleh Reshi area of Lar Tehsil by the school students, adding that each chinar shall be recognized with the name plate of the student. He further informed that during the plantation season total 700 chinar saplings will be planted across the district.
Aanganwadi workers, Aanganwadi Helpers, large number of students from various schools and a huge gathering of common masses also participated in this campaign.