Social Forestry Day Plantation

Untitled-72nd June, Sarpang: Joining the Nation in celebrating the Coronation Day of the Great Forth Druk Gyalpo, a commemorative plantation was carried out at the National Piggery Development Centre in Gelephu. The saplings of horticulture species (banana/arecanut, etc.) were planted in 2 acres of land in the farm campus, resulting in a total orchard areas of 5 acres so far. It was planned to make the Campus “Green and Healthy Environment” as the Centre has vacant land and also to augment sustainable revenue generation.

The unit managed to arrange the seedlings from National Seed Centre, Bhur, and other Private Nursery Operators, which were planted on June 02, 2016. The Program Director, NPiDC highlighted the gathering on the significance of the day.

All staff, animal attendants, family member and trainees who were undergoing a one week pig breeding training took part during the program.

 Submitted by: NPiDC, Gelephu

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