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    In yet another earnest attempt to work for the society and raise awareness about the green cover around us, Konark Corps organized massive plantation drive at Jodhpur Military station. The plantation drive was celebrated with creative exuberance and upheld values of environmental preservation and sustainable development.

    ​In a joint effort by the Army and the Rajasthan and Gujarat Forest Departments, more than 11,000 saplings of  numerous varieties of Gulmohar, Neem, Amaltas, Bougainvillea, Guava, Shehtut amongst many others were planted. Sustainable and eco-friendly methods of drip and sprinkler irrigation were utilised while planting the saplings over an area of 12 square kilometers in number of pockets across Jodhpur military station.

    ​With due consideration of social distancing norms,  all Ranks and their families came together to plant saplings across the station. The event marked raising of consciousness and traditional societal consciousness to environmental protection that is the hallmark of our national heritage in general and Indian Army in particular. The sight of everyone working hand-in-hand with frolic and cheer for a better tomorrow was heartening.

    ​Lieutenant General Anil Puri , Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, General Officer Commanding, Konark Corps emphasised on the importance of increment in green cover as a medium to sustain a healthy environment, free of pollution and  healthy life.

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