With the onset of monsoon, the residents of Sector 23A, Gurugram, on Sunday carried out their annual plantation drive with an aim to increase greenery in the area.
Hundreds of residents of different age groups participated in the drive. Around 150 saplings of Neem, Jamun, Peepal, Champa, etc. were planted at Janam Diwas Park. During the drive, participants also took a pledge to take care of the plants.
Bhawani Shankar Tripathi, General Secretary, Sector 23A RWA said, "We carry out plantation drives every year between 15th-30th July. This year we targeted to plant at least 300 saplings with an aim to increase greenery and curb environmental woes. This park is a source of oxygen for our area where hundreds of people from adjoining colonies visit on a daily basis. Next week, we will plant sapling inside the premises of the sector also."