IMPHAL, JANUARY 08, 2017 (DIPR): Forest and Environment Minister Shri Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Sunday (Jan 07, 2017) inspected trees planted under the Catchment Area Treatment (CAT) Plan in Phadang, Ukhrul district.
The plantation was done and nurtured by the Forest officials of Kasom Khullen Range, Eastern Forest Division, Ukhrul at an area of 130 hectares of land under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) Scheme 2016-2017.
Minister Th. Shyamkumar after the inspection lauded the Forest officials for carefully nurturing the trees. He said sincere efforts of the department as well as the locals are needed for the success of any developmental work in the State. Adding that more development work will be taken up in the future, he asked the Forest officials to be vigilant so that the plantation is not destroyed by wild fire and grazing of animals.