Forests Deptt Plants Saplings At 5000 Kanals Private Land
Muhammad Irfan 17 days ago Sat 03rd April 2021 | 01:56 PM
The Forest Department, Rawalpindi has planted saplings at over 5000 kanals private land under ongoing spring plantation campaign 2021, said District Range Forest Officer, Sher Afzal Raja
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Apr, 2021 ) :The Forest Department, Rawalpindi has planted saplings at over 5000 kanals private land under ongoing spring plantation campaign 2021, said District Range Forest Officer, Sher Afzal Raja.
Talking to APP he informed that the spring tree plantation campaign 2021 had been launched in the division and all out efforts were being made to make the campaign a success.
He informed that "PLANT FOR Pakistan" campaign had been inaugurated in February and the department had planted a large number of saplings under the Prime Minister's Ten billion Tree Tsunami programme.
Saplings of different species like Chir pine, Rubinia, Poplar and others were being planted under the campaign, he added.
He expressed the confidence that the plantation targets would be achieved by the end of spring season.
He disclosed that spring Tree Plantation Campaign 2021 is in full swing in the region.
Due to effective awareness campaigns, the trend of planting saplings had increased considerably and the citizens had started playing their due role.
He said that the staff members of the department had been activated to make sure proper forestation in their respective areas which were inspected by the senior forest officers.
All necessary arrangements were also made to make the spring plantation program a success which would continue till April end, he added.
He said, the forests play an important role in supporting and maintaining ecological systems and cycles.