IMPHAL: The Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has carried out a tree plantation programme at Yaibilen Children Home (YCH) in Imphal East district on Saturday.
In a press release MCPCR stated that the plantation which was led by its chairperson Sumatibala Ningthoujam, was participated by other members and staff of the commission. It added that the tree saplings plantation will also be carried out in every district of Manipur over this month. On the first day the participants planted saplings of various trees like avocado, lemon, lichi, evergreen trees among others and also partook in a feast with the children and staff of the home.
The chairperson briefed the gathering about the main objectives of the month-long tree plantation programme which is being organized jointly by Child Rights and MCPCR.