Range officer Pampore organises plantation drives in Pampore
PAMPORE: A Plantation drive was held at Munsif court complex Pampore and other places in Saffron Town Pampore area south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
The plantation drive under the supervision of Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee Pampore Junaid Imtiyaz Mir (KCS Judicial), in collaboration with Forest Department Range Pampore, Division Awantipora. On the occasion, Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee Mr Junaid Imtiyaz Mir planted saplings and encouraged others to do the same.
Fallah Behboob Committee Pampore Chief organiser Mir Murwat Hussian, Bar Association President Ajaz Ahmad Khan, Senior Adv Haji Abdul Ahad, Senior Adv Mushtaq Ahmad Khanday, Senior Adv Bashir Ahmad Malik, forest officials and employees and others were present on the occasion.
They actively participated in the plantation drive, officials told Kashmir Reader.
“With the collaboration of forest department today we carried out plantation drive here at court complex,” Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee Pampore, Junaid Imtiaz Mir (KCS Judicial) told Kashmir Reader, adding that Forests are very important for environment.
He added that this sends a message that more trees should be planted to tackle the problem of global warming.
“We should plant more trees to increase greenery,” he said.
Forest Department model Range Pampore organized a number of plantation drives were carried out in Muncif court complex Pampore, Char Yaar Masjid park, model forest range Pampore.
The drive was jointly organised by Tehsil Legal Services Committee Pampore and forest department range Pampore at court complex Pampore.
On the occasion, Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee Pampore Junaid Imtiyaz Mir and others planted a saplings of devdor trees in the premises of the court complex. They marked the saplings with their name plates.
The second and drives held at Char Yaar Masjid park and another drive at model range office Pampore.
These drives were inaugurated by Range Officer Model Range Pampore Farooq Ahmad Mir and were attended Environmental Lawyer J&K high court Nadeem Qadri, forest officials, officers and employees of Forest department, volunteers , NGO’s, students and Elders of the Frestabal Pampore
Range officer Pampore Farooq Ahmad, Adv Nadeem Qadri and officials marked the saplings with their name plates.
Taking to Kashmir Reader Range Officer Pampore Farooq Ahmad said that they carry out plantation drive at various places.
A joint plantation drive was organised at Masjid Chaar Yaar in Frestabal in collaboration with Masjid committee,” he said, adding that Forests are an important resource which must be protected for coming generations.
” Our existence depends on Forests because they provide us fresh air and also help us in getting water,” he said.
More than 700 saplings of deodar species were planted during the these drives, he said.