23,000 saplings planted under Army’s Go Green Campaign

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 13, 2017-

The Nepal Army has planted 22,800 trees of different species in different parts of country under its Go Green Campaign. The Mid-Western Army Division, in collaboration with Regional Forest Directorate, District Forest Office, District Soil Conservation Office and community forest user groups, conducted a weeklong tree plantation campaign at Birendranagar Municipality, according to the Army, which said over 7,000 trees were planted during the campaign.

Similarly, the Gorakhnath Battalion, along with the District Forest Office Dhanusha, has also completed a weeklong campaign covering 10 hectares of land. The weeklong programme was organised at Ganeshman Charnath Municipality where saplings of over 15,800 plants were planted.

Plants such as black cutch, acacia tree, teak, black plum tree, rosewood, gulmohar tree and lilac were planted under the Go Green Campaign which is part of Chief of Army Staff Command Guidance 2015, said the Army. 

Published: 13-07-2017 07:34

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