Tezpur, August 18, 2023: In a remarkable endeavor towards environmental conservation, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Sector Headquarters in Tezpur orchestrated a massive plantation drive across various locations. The initiative, undertaken as per the directives of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, saw the enthusiastic participation of ITBP personnel, students, teachers, villagers, and members of the civil society.
The plantation program, spearheaded by Mr. Sandeep Khosla, Deputy Inspector General of ITBP Sector HQ Tezpur, commenced at the Pithakuo High School. Dr. Deepak Kumar Pandey, Commandant Staff, and other high-ranking officials joined hands to plant saplings, symbolizing their commitment to a greener future.
Adding fervor to the event, Principal Mrs. Minakshi Goswami, along with dedicated teachers and students, planted saplings in different locations, including Besariya Government High School, B.P. Tinali School, Sixteenth Mile Forest Area, Bhalupong, and Pithakuo High School.
In line with the nationwide plantation effort led by Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, ITBP is executing this ambitious project in Himalayan border regions. The effort signifies a united stride towards environmental preservation, involving families, jawans, and all sections of society.
The ITBP campus saw an active engagement from women and children, emphasizing the inclusive nature of the initiative. The HWWA plantation program, under the guidance of Mrs. Rita Khosla, Chief Executive of HWWA, witnessed the active involvement of hundreds of children and women in the Sector Headquarters, Tezpur.
ITBP's commitment to the cause goes beyond the event as they have organized similar tree plantation programs in border regions of Arunachal Pradesh. With this green movement gaining momentum, ITBP's endeavor sets an inspiring example for sustainable conservation efforts nationwide.