Manipur: Assam Rifles organises ‘Mega Tree Plantation and Conservation Drive’


IMPHAL | SEPT 11, 2020 :

Units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles and 27 Sector under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organised a Mega Tree Plantation and Conservation Drive at Imphal valley and various locations in Manipur.

Mantripukhri Battalion organised a tree plantation drive at Mantripukhri Garrison, Sawombung, Koirengei and Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Bases.

Similarly, Keithelmanbi, Thoubal, Noney and Churachandpur battalions organised the same drive at their respective Company Operating Bases.

The plantation drive aimed to foster a culture of responsibility towards nature among children, local population and troops of Assam Rifles.

Over 1200 troops participated in the Mega Plantation drive and planted 27021 saplings, including fruit-bearing trees, 550 tree guards.

The local population thanked Assam Rifles for taking up unprecedented tree plantation drive to spread environmental awareness and expressed their gratitude with a pledge to nurture the saplings into trees.


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