Jammu: Afforestation drive was undertaken by the Territorial Army Battalion with the locals at Palma on 16 and July 17. The drive was launched on the day which itself marks the completion of half of the Holy month of Ramadan.
Around 200 saplings of various varieties were planted on July 16. The effort was also carried forward on July 17 where the soldiers planted another 300 saplings and took an oath to look after a tree each by them. The families and children of the unit were also enthusiastic and they voluntarily participated in the drive.