AR organises mass plantation drive
IMPHAL, Aug 1
Units of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised a mega tree plantation drive at various Company Operating Bases (COB) over a period of three days and planted a total of 3725 saplings.
As part of the drive, Mantripukhri Battalion organised tree plantation at Koirengei, Yaingangpokpi and Sawombung Company Operating Bases. A total of 1325 saplings which included fruit bearing trees and other saplings were planted during the event. Over 124 troops participated in the drive.
Likewise, the Keithelmanbi Battalion also organised tree plantation at Keithelmanbi Garrison, Lilong, Andro and Hanuman Top Company Operating Bases. A total of 380 saplings of fruit bearing trees and others were planted with over 125 troops participating in the plantation drive.
Similarly, the Tamenglong Battalion planted a total of 2020 saplings in Tamenglong.
Around 400 troops participated in the event.