IMPHAL: Units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised Mega Tree Plantation Drive at various Company Operating Bases (COB) over period of three days and planted a total of 3725 saplings.
As part of the Mega Tree Plantation Drive, Mantripukhri Battalion organised tree plantation at Koirengei, Yaingangpokpi and Sawombung Company Operating Bases, IGAR(S) said in a press release. A total of 1325 saplings which included fruit bearing trees and other saplings were planted during the event. Over 124 troops participated in the drive, it added.
Likewise, Keithelmanbi Battalion also organised tree plantation at Keithelmanbi Garrison, Lilong, Andro and Hanuman Top Company Operating Bases. A total of 380 saplings, which included fruit bearing trees and other saplings were planted during the event. Over 125 troops participated in the plantation drive.
Similarly, Tamenglong Battalion organised Tree plantation at Tamenglong in which a total of 2020 saplings ware planted. Around 400 troops participated in the plantation event.