RONGLI, MAY 28: : In one of a rare initiative of the state, an awareness plantation of fruits and vegetables saplings in the reserve forest of Baklakha was organized by the Scouts & Guides Unit and Generous Students of Dalapchand SS on May 25. The awareness plantation was held in presence of Scout Master, School teachers, S.M.C, Panchyat (GPU, Dalapchand), members of local NGOs and guardians.
The press release reads, the idea was taken keeping in view the ongoing clash between wild animals and local people. The main objective was to provide sufficient food for animals in the forest such that they don’t have to invade the human’s habitation.
Around 70 students that included Scouts & Guides Unit and Generous Students of Dalapchand SS from class vi to x had participated in the awareness program. The program started at 10 am with brief highlight by SD Bhutia, GT (Bio) and Scout Master of Dalapchand SS about the day long program. Mani Kr.Rai. Panchayat Secretary (GPU, Dalapchand) also addressed the gathering was went on to say about the precautions to be taken in the jungle.
Locally found vegetables and fruits saplings were planted in the forest. The students also interacted with SSB In-charge who appreciated school's initiative towards such noble cause. He also assured any possible supports from their side in days to come. The program ended at around 3.30 pm.