The three day World Arbour Day (Plantation Day) program was Tuesday kick started at Shah Rasool Memorial Welkin Higher Secondary School, Sopore.
A special function was organised at SRM Welkin in which students presented appealing awareness speeches and other items adding a colour to the event.
On its first day, the programme was inaugurated by Tawheed Ahmad Deva, Regional Director Social Forestry.
DFO Baramulla, DFO Kupwara, Chairman SRM Welkin Educational Trust Sopore Anayatulah Hajini, Vice- Chairperson Baseema Aijaz, Principal G.M Mattoo, students of Welkin and other dignitaries were also present on this occasion.
Tawheed Ahmad Deva and Vice-Chairperson Baseema Aijaz also spoke on the occasion.
There are further programs lined up for next two days said the SRM management in a media handout