Nowshera forest division conducts series of plantation drives under one beat guard one village Programme

RAJOURI: A plantation drive under the theme "One Beat Guard One Village" was today conducted here at village Makri of Nowshera Forest Range under one beat guard one village Programme.

Rattan Lal, Sarpanch Panchyat Bhawani-B and other PRI members and a large number of villagers took part in the drive.

The plantation drive was facilitated by Divisional Forest Officer, Nowhera Neelima Shah, Rajeev Dhiman and Anil Bhagat Range officer Nowshera.

Ganesh Kumar Beat Guard Jhanger conducted the drive with the help of Block Forest Officer Jhanger Mohammad Alfaz and other staff members. A number of fruit, medicinal and fodder plants were planted while Plants and seed balls of different species were also distributed among the participants.

The Sarpanch, PRI members and general public of the area lauded the efforts of Forest department for increasing the green cover of the area and thanked Vivek Verma, Conservator of Forests West Circle Rajouri, Neelima Shah, Divisional Forest Officer Nowshera and Anil Bhagat Range Officer Nowshera for organising these plantation drives for creation of awareness among the villagers about the importance of forest, soil and it's direct relation with the rainfall and other climatic factors which directly influence the farm productivity.

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