Chinar Corps inaugurates shopping complex, holds plantation drive

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SRINAGAR: GOC, Chinar Corps, Lt Gen AK Bhatt on Saturday inaugurated the renovated Chinar Shopping Complex (CSC) at Badami Bagh Cantonment (BB Cantt) here and dedicated it to the troops and their families.
The CSC has a history of over 50 years wherein it has been meeting the daily requirements of all ranks and their families at BB Cantt. “In time, it has withstood major calamities like floods, earthquake and fire and was in urgent requirement of a complete makeover,” an official release issued here read.
This task was undertaken by HQ 31 Sub Area wherein extensive and complete renovation of this complex was carried out in a record time with improved amenities, it read.
With an aim to preserve the environment and give back to the nature, a massive tree plantation drive was also launched at BB Cantt. The event began by planting of four Chinar trees, one each by the Chinar Corps Commander, Chief of Staff Chinar Corps, GOC 31 Sub Area and Station Commander, BB Cantt. Over 3000 trees of various evergreen varieties were planted by troops and their families across BB Cantt., the release added.