Health Minister V.S. Vijay inaugurated the scheme of planting 65,000 tree saplings in Vellore district in connection with the celebration of the 65th birthday of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa by planting 65 saplings on the premises of the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH) at Adukkamparai near here on Sunday.

P. Sankar, Collector of Vellore, presided over the function. H. Rajamohan, District Forest Officer, Vellore, K. P. Panneerselvam, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Vellore Division, Ravisankar, Dean, GVMCH, and P. Arunan, Resident Medical Officer, GVMCH, participated.