Afforestation drive launched on retrieved forest land

REASI, JULY 31: The District Administration Reasi has planted more than 5000 saplings of indigenous tree varieties in the forest land retrieved from encroachers here at Gun Kolsar area of Pouni Block.

The Forest land was retrieved by the Forest Department, and to prevent further encroachment, the Rural Development Department in convergence with the Forest Department fenced it and carried out the plantation drive.

District Magistrate Prasanna Ramaswamy G, ACD Mohammad Yousaf Malik, DFO Anwar Aftab Shah, Range Officer Thakrakote Nayeem Naik, BDO Pouni, Reasi, Panthal and Katra, Secretary Panchayat Kolsar participated in this drive.

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