Sreepur UZ admin, DAE plant 0.2m saplings in different areas

Dhaka,  Sun,  24 September 2017
Published : 22 Aug 2017, 21:18:06

Sreepur UZ admin, DAE plant 0.2m saplings in different areas

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GAZIPUR, Aug 22: At least 0.2 million saplings of fruit, medicinal and wood trees were planted in different areas of Sreepur upazila of the district within only 30 minutes on Tuesday.

Sreepur upazila administration with the help of upazila DAE organised the programme to build 'Shaymol Sreepur', an eco-friendly green nature through tree plantation. Chairman of Sreepur upazila council Abdul Jalil inaugurated the programme by placing the saplings in the hands of different school students at Sreepur upazila administration premises.

Sreepur Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Rehena Akhter said, the upazila administration took the initiatives to keep environmental equilibrium through tree plantation.

DAE and Forest Department jointly conducted a survey to select place for planting trees at different educational institutes, social organisations and roadside areas of eight union and Sreepur municipal areas for the last one month.

Earlier, about 0.2 million saplings were distributed among the representatives of union councils, students of educational institutes, clubs, cultural organisations, NGO and social organisations for the last two days. On Tuesday morning, those saplings were planted within half an hour between 11 am to 11.30 am.
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