Locals’ cooperation must for beautification of Domail-Katra road: Lal Singh

Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh sought cooperation from the local people in beautification of Domail- Katra road and urged upon them to participate in the plantation drive for increasing the green cover in the state.
Launching a plantation drive at Moori, Nomain and Sulla Park areas in Reasi, the minister said that trees provide protection to wild life and help in regulating gaseous cycles and earth’s temperature. Not only this but they also help in maintaining balance in the nature and provide a wide range of economic and social benefits to mankind, he added.
A large number of people participated in the drive and planted saplings of medicinal, ornamental and fruit trees.
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, A K Singh and District Development Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar accompanied the Minister.
Chairman Pollution Control Board Ravi Kesar, Chief Conservator Forests Jammu Roshan Jaggi, Director Forest Protection Force Suresh Gupta and other officers participated in the plantation drive.

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