Bid to turn capital green

Saplings planted on the roadside of Argora bypass road by the forest department. Picture by Hardeep Singh

Ranchi, Aug. 13: With an aim to revive the good old pleasant days in the state capital, the forest department has started tree plantation in the town this monsoon.

And the noble task took off with planting of saplings along Birsa Munda Raj Marg, also known as Harmu bypass road.

"We have planted 400 saplings on the roadside of Birsa Munda Raj Marg and Birsa Chowk to the state secretariat,' said Kali Kinker, divisional forest officer, social forestry, Ranchi.