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CISF plants 8.5 lakh saplings in a day

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CISF has planted over 8.5 lakh saplings in a day across the country as part of its celebrations being held this year, an said today.

He said the drive was undertaken in all the 344 units and 74 formations of the paramilitary force across the country yesterday and was led by the force's

"Planting more then 8.5 lakh saplings in a single day is a humble contribution of the force for a green and clean country. The plants would be protected and taken care of to ensure that they last till their full growth," the said.

The about 1.80-lakh personnel strong (CISF), raised in 1969, guards 60 civil airports of the country apart from securing a number of establishments in the and nuclear domain apart from vital infrastructure in the private domain too.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 17:45 IST