Green Mizoram Day observed

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 12:39

Aizawl: Green Mizoram Day was observed across the state Wednesday.

The Day was inaugurated by the state Environment and Forests Minister Lalrinmawia Ralte by planting a tree sapling at the Central Agriculture University Auditorium inside the College of Veterinary Sciences in Selesih village near Aizawl this morning.
Ralte, who is also the co-chairman of the State Level Committee on Green Mizoram said that planting and conservation of trees and Bamboos are not only for making the state a better place but also for survival of the future generation.

Officials said that more than 2.6 lakh saplings have been planted in different places during the Green Mizoram Days and the survival rate was not bad.

Mizoram started observing Green day during an appointed day in June since 1999.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 12:39

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