Northeast

50 fruit bearing plants planted inside Kangla Fort in Imphal

A tree plantation programme was led by IBSD senior scientist Sudripta Das accompanied by other scientists, students and other staff members.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 6 May 2022, 4:38 pm

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

Around 50 fruit bearing plants were planted inside the Kangla Fort by Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal on Friday, as part of its fortnight observation of Swachhata Pakhwada, 2022. 

In a release, IBSD stated that the tree plantation programme was led by IBSD senior scientist Sudripta Das accompanied by other scientists, students and other staff members.

Advertisement

The fortnight observation of Swachhta Pakhwada launched by Government of India was observed to ensure mass participation of citizens in ‘Swachhta’ activities and to truly transform Swachh Bharat into a citizen’s movement, it stated.

IBSD commenced the observation on Monday under the guidance of IBSD director Pulok Kumar Mukherjee with the cleaning, collection and proper disposal of wastes including plastics in and around its campus and Manipur Science Centre, Takyelpat, it mentioned.

Advertisement

The observation will be continued till May 15 with different events and programmes to be held at IBSD Imphal office and other Regional Centre and Nodes located in Sikkim, Shillong and Aizawl, it added.

Also Read: Why ecotourism should be placed as priority of government policy

Advertisement

First published:6 May 2022, 4:38 pm

Tags:

tree plantationibsdkangla fortsapplings

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

Advertisement

Top Stories

Loading data...
Advertisement

IFP Exclusive

Loading data...
Advertisement

Feedback

Have a complaint, a suggestion or just some feedback about our content? Please write to onlineifp@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to address it.