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CS propagates 'Cut 1, plant 10 trees' concept

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent
Itagar, March 22: Aruchal Pradesh Chief Secretary Shakuntala D Gamlin has propagated the concept of ‘cut one and plant 10 trees’ in order to maintain the environment and ecology of the state. Speaking at a workshop on ‘Green India Mission’, organized on the occasion of World Forestry Day by the Department of Environment & Forests here on Tuesday, Gamlin said that “it is our bounded duty to hand over planet earth to the coming generations in a liveable condition.” Hailing the people of the state, some NGOs and government agencies for their role in the conservation of forests and tural resources, the Chief Secretary opined that promotion of livelihood of people living in and around forests was her top agenda.
Gamlin also planted a sapling in the premises of Forest Headquarters to mark the World Forestry Day. PCCF (P&D) & Nodal Officer of Green India Mission, Dr Rabindra Kumar emphasized on the importance of Green India Mission for the state of Aruchal Pradesh.
PCCF and Principal Secretary (Environment & Forests) Omkar Singh highlighted the components of GIM in the context of climate change adaptation and mitigation. He informed of the progress on preparation of perspective plans in respect of Tawang, Bomdila, Aalo, Yingkiong and Longding forest divisions, a press release informed here today.

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