IMPHAL: Keithelmanbi Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organise a Tree Plantation Drive in Company Operating Base (COB) Singjamei on Monday.
The importance of planting trees needs no emphasis. As part of afforestation drive and with an objective to contribute in preserving and promoting the environment, tree plantation was carried out in the areas in and around the COB Singjamei, IGAR(S) said in a press release.
The event commenced with a small lecture highlighting the importance of trees followed by tree plantation. The battalion planted a total of 100 saplings which included fruit bearing trees and other saplings. Total of 40 troops participated in the drive.