71st Van Mahotsav celebrated in Ukhrul

DFO Ukhrul, Shanngam Shaliwo informed this correspondent that tree plantation will also be carried out in other villages of Ukhrul district.

ByUkhrul Correspondent

Updated 10 Jul 2020, 5:51 am

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Ukhrul Forest Division on Thursday celebrated 71st Van Mahotsav in collaboration with 27 Assam Rifles, Somsai and CSSM. 

Advertisement

As part of the celebration, hundreds of saplings were planted at the premises of 27 Assam Rifles, Somsai and CSSM Campsite at Kasom Phungthar Ngahong, Ukhrul. Officers and staff of Ukhrul Forest Division and rank and files of 27 Assam Rifles planted sapling of jackfruits, bottle brush, silver oak, lemon and cherry. 

Same tree plantation was carried out at the compound of CSSM Campsite at Kasom Phungthar Ngahong, Ukhrul along with the staff and committee members of CSSM.

Advertisement

DFO Ukhrul, Shanngam Shaliwo informed this correspondent that tree plantation will also be carried out in other villages of Ukhrul district.

He added that due to COVID-19 pandemic, mass tree plantation programmes could not be carried out. However, the programme to plant more trees will be intensified in a phase wise manner in the coming days with active participation from the Ukhrul forest division. He stated that a tree plantation programme will be held tomorrow at Chingai, Chingjaroi and other villages. 

Advertisement

First published:10 Jul 2020, 5:51 am

Tags:

Van MahotsavVan Mahotsav ukhrulUkhrul Forest Divisionmass tree plantation

Ukhrul Correspondent

Ukhrul Correspondent

UKHRUL district, 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.