Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation Committee (WBCC) Manipur and Divisional Forest Office Thoubal launched Mass Tree Plantation Campaign at Waithou Lake area today to counter the changing climatic condition on earth and the global warming to some extent.
In the presence of Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Thoubal Debala Laiphrakpam, ACF Thoubal Forest Division Vaneichong Singson, President of WBCC Manipur Rabi Takhellambam, Executive Engineer PHED Manipur Puyam Rambo Singh.
WBCC Manipur in association with Water Resource (PHE) Department, Various Organizations and locals of Waithou area will plant trees in the region on massive scale and will take care of the tree saplings so that they can grow to full maturity, said Romes Ningthoujam, Secretary General of WBCC Manipur.
The tree plantation drive was conducted to fight the present drastic change in climatic condition to some extent which is caused by large scale deforestation across the globe including Manipur. Such tree plantation drive will educate the public about the significance of planting trees in fight against global warming and hope that the future generation may develop the habit of planting more trees to preserve the nature, he added.
Members of Nungaipokpi Youths Sporting Club (NYSC), Staffs of Forest Department distinguished personalities and public took part on the first day of the campaign.
Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]
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