KIMIN: The Pinchum Area Natural Resources Conservation Committee (PANRCC), an organization based in the Kimin area which focuses on the conservation of natural resources, on Sunday planted more than 500 teak saplings along with other plants at the Pinchum area under Kimin circle.
Despite incessant rain since morning, the committee members marched seven kilometers towards the site of the jungle from Kimin town for the plantation programme.
The 500 numbers of teak saplings were donated by Chukhu Tanya, Range Forest Officer Dupang, Tarajuli.
Since the sole motto of PANRCC is to conserve the natural resources, the team members also released two baby monitor lizards.
The PANRCC was founded by the youths of Kimin Circle in July, 2014; and since its inception the committee has been planting plants twice in a year and earlier RFO, Kimin range had also donated plant saplings.
As of now, 6000 plants had been planted by the PANRCC. The PANRCC committee members are putting up all efforts to conserve and protect the mentioned site from deforestation, timber smuggling, hunting and encroachments.
The PANRCC does this with an intention to safeguard the forest and preserve the age old tradition of villagers who since time immemorial has been depending upon forest resources like firewood, wild palm leaves, bamboos and the likes.
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