LUNGLEI BASED 40 ASSAM RIFLES UNDERTAKES PLANTATION DRIVE
Lunglei based 40 Assam Rifles which is within the aegis of HQ 23 sector undertook a plantation drive on 03 July at Lunglei under "Go Green Fortnight" with an aim of saving and regenerating flora and to reclaim the natural setting of yester years and preserve ecological balance in the state of Mizoram. The "Go Green Fortnight" is planned to be held from 01-15 July. A large number of ornamental, fruit trees/plants and medicinal trees will be planted during this green drive.
Troops of 40 Assam Rifles alongwith the Villagers carried out plantation at Hrangchalkawn. The VCP and the President, YMA of Hrangchalkawn also contributed to the occasion by planting samplings. The "GO GREEN" drive is being carried out since the forest cover is depleting rapidly and the plantation drive is a big leap forward towards greener and eco-friendly Mizoram.