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Plantation Drive at Suigwari, Doda

Jammu & Kashmir

June 07, 2023

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan visited Suigwari and participated in a tree plantation drive at Suigwari of Doda-Kishtwar National Highway, in celebration of World Environment Day. The event was organized by the National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), in collaboration with Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and other NHIDCL officers.  The primary objective of the drive was to bolster the green cover in Doda and foster a sustainable environment for future generations.

During the plantation drive, numerous saplings were carefully planted, symbolizing the unwavering commitment of the participants toward nurturing and safeguarding nature. Recognizing the importance of preserving the environment, the initiative aimed to create a more ecologically balanced region. Deputy Commissioner Mahajan himself supervised the execution of the project and assessed the effectiveness of the measures implemented. In addition to overseeing the tree plantation, Deputy Commissioner Doda engaged in discussions with relevant authorities regarding public safety. Concerns regarding potential mishaps were addressed, and measures to prevent them were uated. Emphasizing the well-being of commuters, DC directed the NHIDCL authorities to prioritize widening identified areas prone to accidents.
 Furthermore, he urged the immediate installation of crash barriers and milestones at necessary locations to ensure the safety of travelers. By this impactful tree plantation drive and actively engaging with concerned authorities, Deputy Commissioner demonstrated his commitment to fostering a greener and safer environment in Doda. The initiative not only aimed to enhance the city's green cover but also underscored the importance of sustainable practices for the benefit of future generations.
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