Srinagar, Mar 24: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Thursday planted Chinar tree saplings in the lawns of Civil Secretariat, Srinagar.
Additional Chief Secretary, Home, R K Goyal, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, Director General Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat along with other officers was also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Secretary lauded the devotion and hard work of the gardeners towards making the parks here beautiful besides keeping them well maintained. He said that they should be proud for plantation of numerous plants and trees in the Secretariat. ‘Plantations must be carried out vigorously whether it would be home or office or other public places which besides soothing the eyes of visitors also play a vital role towards making the environment clean and safe.
He exhorted upon the gardeners to ensure plantation of more varieties of attractive flower plants to give an aesthetic outlook to Civil Secretariat