IMPHAL: Troops of Assam Rifles, under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organised another Tree Plantation Drive at various Company Operating Bases, over a period of four days.
The Importance of planting trees needs no emphasis, IGAR(S) said in a press release adding that the units organised the drive in their respective areas of responsibilities with an aim to contribute in preserving and promoting healthy and pollution-free environment. The plantation drive was organised at various locations in Imphal valley.
Mantripukhri and Keithelmanbi Battalions organised tree plantations at Mantripukhri garrison, Keithelmanbi garrison and it various Company Operating Bases, IGAR(S) said.
Similarly, Thoubal Battalion carried out tree plantation in the garrison and all its Company Operating Bases. Noney Battalion also contributed and organised plantation drives at its respective Company Operating Bases.
Over 1794 troops enthusiastically participated in the Mega Plantation Drive and a total of 24486 saplings of various varieties including fruit bearing trees were planted during the event.