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Forest Dept starts distribution of seedlings

 Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, June 04 2021: The Forest Department shall be celebrating World Environment Day and Van Mahotsava 2021 with a mass tree plantation drive with active participation of people, clubs, institutes etc throughout the State.

A press release issued by Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of Forest Force said that the seedlings will be distributed to the public, local clubs/voluntary organizations/institutes etc.

The distribution started from June 3 and will go on till August 7 .

To ensure survival of the seedling planted, supply of seedlings more than 100 number shall be made after field verification of the availability of space, progress of pit digging, suitability of the species etc by the officials of the department and appealed to the public to take care of the newly planted saplings thereafter.

Interested persons may register and apply for seedlings on the department's website forest.manipurforest.gov.in and off-line applications for seedlings shall also be considered where internet facility is not available.