Cleanliness Drive Launched To 'Save Hokersar Wetland'

Srinagar- As part of ongoing campaign ‘Save Hokersar-Save Srinagar’ under the banner ‘TAWAZUN’ Wetlands Division Kashmir, Ifshan Dewan on Monday launched a cleanliness drive in and around Hokersar Wetland Conservation Reserve.

Safai karamcharis of Municipal Committees of Srinagar and Budgam districts, Range Officer, Lakes along with his field staff, Students of Women’s College, Doon International School, Boys Higher Secondary School-Laweypora, different N.G.O’s, volunteers, and representatives of different stake holding departments participated.

During the drive solid waste of about 3 to 4 trucks of load were collected from Ali Abad Gund-Hassi Bhat, Graveyard Laweypora, Soibugh near Police Station Daharmuna Diversion bund and were accordingly disposed, which involved mass efforts of 250 persons.

Ifshan Dewan thanked the participants and appealed to all the stakeholders especially senior citizens, Youth, students of schools and to those who are directly or indirectly connected with Wetlands to join hands with the department of Wildlife Protection for maintaining cleanliness of the Hokersar Wetland Conservation Reserve.
The initiative is a joint collaboration of Department of Wildlife Protection J&K Government, Wetlands Division Kashmir with stake holding departments, civil society groups, N.G.O’s and Educational institutions.

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