IMPHAL: Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a tree plantation and conservation drive in ChuraChandpur. Contributing towards Ministry of Home Affairs initiative of Tree Plantation in year 2020 and to contribute in preserving & promoting the environment, the plantation drive was conducted to foster a culture of responsibility towards nature among local population and troops of Assam Rifles.
A total of 1645 saplings of various variety were planted by local population and troops at their locations of deployment at Sangaikot, Tuitum Khongkhai and Hengkot areas, IGAR(S) said.
The drive has spread a sense of responsibility and care towards nature among all participants. The local population thanked Assam Rifles for taking up unprecedented tree plantation drive to spread environmental awareness and expressed their gratitude with a pledge to nurture the saplings into trees.