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Forest department initiates plantation drive to commemorate 550th parkash Purab of Sri guru Nanak dev ji

Punjab Tribune Bureau | July 11, 2019 05:29 PM

Move aimed at making Jalandhar clean, green and pollution free

 JALANDHAR: In order to maximise participation of people in plantation drive to mark 550th parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, the Forest department today initiated plantation drive at a urban Estate Phase II locality of the city.

During the drive initiated with the help of NGO Bhai Ghaniya Ji Sewa Society, the Divisional Forest Officer Rajesh Gulati and Forest Range Officer

Davinder Pal Singh along with office bearers of society  planted the saplings. They also distributed saplings to people for planting them at the vacant spaces. During the drive saplings if Neem trees and triveni were planted in Urban Estate phase II locality.

Interacting with the people both the officers said that there was no shortage of saplings for planting in the district. The officers further said that any NGO or individual could approach the department for getting such saplings free of cost for planting. They said that the department was firmly committed for enhancing green cover in the district to make it clean, green and pollution free.

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