Ten Minutes to Earth in North district

Mangan, 25 Jun:

A massive plantation drive was carried out today across North district as part of the Ten Minutes to Earth programme, a press release informs.

Forest Minister Tshering Wangdi Lepcha, accompanied by District Collector (North), Karma R Bonpo, Chairperson, SNT, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha, District Forest Officer, along with North District Administrative officials planted different species of trees at the district court complex in Mangan, North Sikkim.

The Minister later addressed students at Mangan Senior Secondary School and informed them about the Ten Minutes to Earth initiative and how this was a unique initiative of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.

Around 220 saplings were planted at Mangan District Court and Mangan SSS premises today