On 21st of March 2023 International Day of Forests was Solar Lanterns and Sewing Machines were distributed among the stakeholders of 3 Village Forest Committee namely VFC-Neegoo-Doodganga, VFC-Raiyar-Raithan and VFC-Raiyar-Soil. Divisional Forest Officer Pir Panjal Forest Division, Budgam was the Chief Guest in the said program, who inaugurated the Distribution ceremony. The distribution was held under the theme of the Green India Mission. The participants included All the Range officers, other Forest employees and local stakeholders including Senior Citizens as well as students of the 3 VFCs. The main aim of the The distribution drive was to provide livelihood support to the village of Forest Committees. Around 50 Sewing Machines and the same number of Solar lanterns were distributed in the said program. The stakeholders of the VFCs were very thank full of J&K Forest Department, especially of Pir Panjal Forest Division for conducting such beneficial programs.