Imphal, Sept 2,
Forest Department today organised a mass tree plantation program at the surroundings of the Kaina temple at Poiroukhongjin Yairipok, Andro Assembly Constituency, Imphal East.
Addressing the media persons, Forest and Environment Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar said the Thoubal Forest Division has organised the mass tree plantation program ahead of the Krishna Janmashtami tomorrow at the hillocks near the surroundings of the Kaina temple at Poiroukhongjin Yairipok. He maintained that the tree plantation program will help in maintaining the greenery thus adding to the scenic beauty of the religious and historical place.
He said 1,600 people of the locality participated for the tree plantation drive. Two persons each from a family of the 800 households in the area, including women, youths and club members took part in the program, he added.
The Thoubal Forest Division officials led by Divisional Forest Officer Shri N. Ganesh organised the tree plantation drive with an objective to boost the number of tourists, maintain scenic beauty and conserve the environment at the religious and historical site of the Kaina.