IMPHAL: Troops of Assam Rifles, under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organised Tree Plantation Drive at various Company Operating Bases, over a period of four days. The tree-plantation drive was organised at various locations in the Imphal valley.
As per IGAR(S) press release, Mantripukhri Battalion organised tree plantations at Mantripukhri Garrison, Chingmeirong, Koirengei and Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Bases. Keithelmanbi Battalion organised similar drives at Andro, Lilong and Canchipur Company Operating Bases.
Similarly, Thoubal Battalion carried out tree plantations in the Garrison and all Company Operating Bases. Tamenlong and Noney Battalions also contributed and organised plantation drives at respective Company Operating Bases, IGAR(S) said.
Over 1259 troops enthusiastically participated in the Mega Plantation drive and a total of 32796 saplings of various varieties including fruit bearing trees were planted during the event.