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NSRLM conducts tree plantation campaign

Nagaland News

Dimapur, August 7: In solidarity with the State Government in celebrating the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” from 1st July to 14th August 2021, the Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM), RD conducted tree plantation campaign cum sanitation drive in convergence with Forest Department under Nagaland Forest Management Project from 2nd July which culminated on 7th August in 200 pilot villages under 74 RD Blocks across 11 districts.
Harnessing the strength of cohesive community, the sanitation and tree plantation drive was conducted through Self-Help Groups (SHGs) with participation from PD-DRDA, DFO, Range Officers Forest, village councils, youths, and Churches. 7000 trees and ornamental plants were planted in the vicinity of DRDA & Block offices, village gate and streets, Church compound, local ground and community hall area.
A NSRLM release said the campaign was all about engaging communities to focus their efforts on pressing environmental concerns and contribute in creating microclimate in rural habitations and reduced greenhouse gases by offsetting carbon emission towards facilitating healthier soil and natural humidity control, prevent flooding &soil erosion, repairing damaged ecosystems and mitigating climate changes. (Page News Service)