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Plantation drive by SSB along Indo-Bhutan border in Baksa

The 24 Bn of SSB Rangia organized a tree plantation drive along the Indo-Bhutan Border on Sunday.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Sep 2020 4:06 AM GMT

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BAKSA: The 24 Bn of SSB Rangia organized a tree plantation drive along the Indo-Bhutan Border on Sunday. SSB camp of Bimalanagar under 24 Bn of Rangia SSB conducted this plantation drive on Monday in the greater Guwabari area along the Indo-Bhutan border in association with Jana Sewa NGO. The programme started at Santi Ashram of Bimalanagar near Nagrijuli where Deputy Commandant Dipak Sanhi, many officers and jawans of SSB along with the president of Jana Sewa NGO, Madhab Chetry, other dignitaries, many students and social workers of the locality were present. More than 1,000 saplings were planted in the premises of many educational institutions, market places and public places.

The objective of the plantation drive was to generate awareness about the benefits of natural shade by increasing green cover which would help in reducing global warming and improve air quality. During the drive, 1,000 saplings of different varieties were planted by the SSB and Jana Sewa NGO. Bihangapur SSB Camp under 24 Bn of Rangia SSB also conducted plantation drive along the greater Kawli area where SSB officer Hrishikesh Sarma and other officers and jawans of SSB, Headmaster of Kawli High School, Narad Bhattarai, village headman Ranjit Dey, other dignitaries, many students and social workers of the area were present.

Another plantation programme was also conducted in the Bagajuli area by Gaidang Chowk SSB camp, which was inaugurated by the Deputy Commandant of 24 Bn of Rangia SSB. The programme started on the road near Shiva Ashram. The plantation drive covered both sides of the connecting road of Shiva Ashram to Kalipur. "The SSB is trying to create awareness on environment and to reduce global warming," said Dipak Sanhi, Deputy Commandant of 24 Bn, Rangia.

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