Updated 6 May 2022, 4:38 pm
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.
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.
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.
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First published:6 May 2022, 4:38 pm
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