Early Times Report
JAMMU, Aug 7: With an objective to contribute towards preservation of environment and promoting GO GREEN, a plantation drive was today organized by Directorate of Accounts & Treasuries, Jammu, here at Government High School, Raipur (Domana).
Similar events were organized by all 59 Treasuries of Jammu Province.
The saplings of Mango, Guava, Neem, Arjun, Arnie, Omar etc were planted during the drive.
Director General Accounts & Treasuries, Mahesh Dass, launched the drive in presence of Director Accounts & Treasuries, Jammu, Neeraj Gupta Bakshi.
The tree plantation drive was conducted with an aim to increase Green Cover, contribute towards the Green Drive in the UT to contain the global warming and reduce its impact on climate change.
The Director General Accounts & Treasuries, Finance Department, after inaugurating the drive, said that it is an honour to be the part of such a noble venture. He said the tree plantation is imperative for the society and this initiative will go a long way in inculcating awareness among the people about environment, its conservation.
The Director General Accounts & Treasuries praised the efforts of the Director Accounts & Treasuries, Jammu for organizing the event as the trees with their innumerous benefits have been termed as sacred in our ancient scriptures and Vedas and even worshipped as Tree God. He emphasized that the department would continue to organize such activities in future also so as to contribute in maintaining ecological balance and conserving the environment.
The Director Accounts and Treasuries, Jammu thanked DGAT for sparing his valuable time by gracing the occasion. She also thanked officers of Forest Department for providing the saplings and ZEO Balwal. She further informed that the drive has been undertaken throughout the Province and all 59 Treasuries of Jammu Province are participating in the event by planting saplings in their respective headquarters. She further said that Accounts & Treasuries Organization is committed towards its social responsibilities.
The event was attended by the City Treasury Officers and officers/staff members of the Accounts & Treasuries, Organization.
Moreover, Ashok Khajuria, Saddar Treasury Officer, Jammu has also planted the saplings at Government High School, Chinore, S. Prithpal Singh, Treasury Officer Additional Treasury Talab Tillo, at Middle School Keran, Treasury Officer Additional Treasury New Plot at Resource Office ZEO Keran and Mehak Gupta, Treasury Officer Additional Treasury Gandhi Nagar at High School Lower Thathar.