STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Floriculture Department on Thursday organised plantation and sanitation drive at MHS Zanana park during which various saplings were planted by Director Floriculture Jammu Babila Rakwal along with senior officers of the department, members of the ladies club and residents of the area who actively participated in the drive. Department also handed over MHS Zanana Park Ladies Club building to its president Vijay Gandotra and other members of the club after face-lifting and renovation.
Speaking on the occasion, Director Floriculture Jammu appealed the people to plant more and more trees in their surrounding areas to deal with the situation arising due to rapid climatic change. “Increased tree cover would reduce the solar radiation reaching the ground surface thereby providing relief from the scorching heat being faced in the summer season”, she added.
Among others District Floriculture Officer Vikrant Sharma along with all Assistant Floriculture Officers of Jammu and officers from Engineering Wing of the floriculture department were also present on the occasion.
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