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Tree plantation drive held

 Source: The Sangai Express

Ukhrul, July 27 2021: Somsai Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (S) organised a Tree Plantation Drive in conjunction with District Administration at Choithar village of Ukhrul district.

The drive was organised with an aim to promote the 'Go Green Initiative' and spread awareness about climate change & global warming amongst the troops and locals, said a statement of IGAR(S) .

During the drive, troops and locals of nearby villages planted saplings of various types.

The participants were also educated about the importance of trees in maintaining ecological equilibrium.