Afforestation drive was held at University of Kashmir, North Campus, Delina in District Baramulla here today.
The drive was organized by 52 RR in collaboration with Forest Department of Baramulla.
The function was attended by District Development Commissioner Baramulla Mrs Yasha Modgal, Commanding Officer of 52 RR Rajeshwar Jamwal , Mr Irfan Ahmad Shah, DFO, Jhelum Valley, Mr Mustaq Ahmad, Chief Education Officer, Mr Owais Farooq Mir, DFO, Baramulla alongwith Mr Irshad Ah Wani, Director, University of Kashmir, North Campus besides the faculty members of district administration, Baramulla Working Journalist Association President Mr Gulzar Ahmed who also contribute on the occasion of Plantation drive.
Large number of students, teachers of North Campus and civilians were also present to witness the gala event and morethan 700 trees were planted in North Campus.
Meanwhile Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Mrs Yasha Modgal while speaking on the occasion said that such action would make the students better citizens of tomorrow. She also congratulated the Army Unit of 52 RR, Forest department for organising this positive event.
2015 Kashmir Despatch