With an aim to spread the message of ‘Green India Mission’, Indian Army organised a ‘GO Green drive’ at Rose Public School, Patarara (Galuthi) in District Rajouri (J&K). The ecological team members from school and villagers carried out maintenance of previous planted saplings and nurseries. New saplings were also planted. Lecture was also conducted on environment protection and to inculcate the habit of tree plantation amongst the local populaces, specially the younger minds.
It was emphasised that there is a need to preserve our natural resource and environment for the benefit of the future generations. The same should be promoted as part of education curriculum in schools. The attendees were exhorted upon to treat everyday as eco-friendly. Regular tree plantation to be adopted to keep the environment green, clean, safe and healthy. A pledge was recited by the students to save trees and protect the mother earth.