Tea bodies launch plantation drive
FROM A CORRESPONDENT
Golaghat , June 7: A tree plantation drive was initiated by the joint forum of the three Assam based tea producers’ associations – Assam Tea Planters’ Association (ATPA), North Eastern Tea Association (NETA) and Bharatiya Cha Parishad (BCP). The three tea producers’ associations of Assam have decided to carry out tree plantation drive in different districts of Assam in a phased manner. The first plantation drive started on Tuesday in Golaghat by planting of 111 saplings. The three tea producers’ associations have decided to fully support the Chief Minister’s initiative of tree plantation and med the scheme as ‘Plant Trees Conserve ture’.