Plantation drive carried out at Samatar Ward

Namchi, 23 Aug (IPR): Taking forward the mission of Jal Shakti Abhiyan and to spread awareness about the importance of water conservation, a plantation drive was carried out at Samatar Ward under Poklok Denchung GPU in South Sikkim today.

The drive was organised by Block Administrative Centre (BAC), Poklok Nandugaon and led by Block Development Officer, Shri Tenzing Bhutia.

Approximately more than 250 different species of ornamental and water retaining saplings were planted at different locations wherein the staff of BAC and Forest Department along with local public participated enthusiastically.