SMC launches plantation drive

SMC Commissioner passed on spot instructions to conduct weekly special sanitation in all associated hospitals within the city limits with a special thrust on LD hospital.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Mar 20 2018 1:07AM | Updated Date: Mar 20 2018 1:07AM
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Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today kick-started plantation drive in the city.

The drive, which was inaugurated by Commissioner SMC Riyaz Ahmed Wani, was organized by Floriculture Officer SMC Zahoor Ahmed Shah in collaboration with chief sanitation officer Muhammad Akbar Sufi.

The plantation drive began near Bakhshi stadium where SMC planted multiple species of plants/saplings. The plantation was also taken up at Lal Ded hospital where the administration staff under the supervision of Dr Shabir Ahmed Siddique along with the attendants present there participated in the drive.

SMC Commissioner passed on spot instructions to conduct weekly special sanitation in all associated hospitals within the city limits with a special thrust on LD hospital.

Directions were also passed that the maintenance of park in front of LD hospital will be henceforth taken care by SMC.

He further said many parks in Srinagar city shall be landscaped by SMC at the earliest. “The motive of planting trees shall not only beautify the surroundings but also provide clean and fresh environment to the people living in and around Srinagar city,” said Commissioner SMC, adding that the pristine glory of Srinagar city shall be regained with this initiative. “It will also help in achieving the mission of cleaner and better city.