SRINAGAR: Sensitizing general public about the importance of safeguarding environment for future generations, Sky Light Higher Secondary School Pampore on Wednesday held plantation drive at different places in Saffron town.
According to a statement, different species of trees were planted across the town while a number of Deodar trees were planted in Tehsil office Pampore.
Tehsildar Pampore and senior police officials also participated in the drive trees along with the students.
“A good number of people and officials of the revenue department hailed the enthusiastic approach and concern regarding the preservation of our environment by planting of trees by the young students of the school,” the statement said.
While planting trees, the students appealed public at various places to ensure planting a tree by every person. Tehsildar Pampore Mohammad Maqbool Ahangar on the occasion highlighted the importance of trees in preservation of the environment.
He impressed upon the students as well as the local populace to plant trees in abundance where ever possible as trees sustain human life by emanating oxygen.