Amritsar, Feb 10: To commemorate the 550th Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab government has decided to plant 550 trees in each village. In the same way NGOs of Amritsar lead by Parkash Singh Bhatti of khuda e khidmatgar under the patronage of KS Pannu mission director Tandrust Punjab mission, district administration of Amritsar and commanders of khassa and Armoured contonements Amritsar have decided to plant 5.50 lakh trees.
The NGOs which have pooled their resources include Geeta Sewa Society, the Sukhmani Sewa Society, Bhai Ghanaya Ji Sewa society and charitable society called Madad of the Khanna Paper Mills of Amritsar. The inauguration of tree plantation drive was done today by KS Pannu IAS by planting a tree in khassa near Amritsar.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Pannu exhorted the people to plant and save maximum trees so that we can breathe fresh air. Sh Bhatti stated that they will complete the plantation of 5.50 lac trees by Oct 2019 for which all resources have been tied up. Speaking on the occasion commander 54th battalion Brig A K Singh SM stated that military shall provide full support to the tree plantation drive. Deputy Commissioner Amritsar K S Sangha while planting a tree extended full support to the drive. (UNI)