New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday planted 10,000 saplings across the city to mark World Environment Day to promote a sustainable and safe environment, police officials said. The drive was organized by the Delhi Police under the auspices of the Police Families Welfare Society (PFWS) under the auspices of the Delhi Police, in collaboration with NGOs at various Delhi Police Colonies, Police Stations and PFWS Welfare Centers in the South, Southwest and West districts.
“More than 10,000 plants have been planted by the Delhi Police to mark World Environment Day at various Delhi Police Colonies, Police Stations and PFWS Welfare Centers in the Southern, Southwestern and Western Districts.
“The primary purpose is to create awareness and promote a sustainable and safe environment by fostering a love for nature,” said a senior police official.
The Tree Plantation Drive from Mother Theresa Crescent in New Delhi was started by PFWS President Mrs. Anu Asthana and other senior activists.
Mrs. Anu Asthana informed the police personnel that the priority was not only to plant the plants but also to take care of them. Asthana encouraged everyone to plant at least five trees a year for environmental protection.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) Mr. Sameer Sharma said, “In the police stations in the Outer District, a total of 1,101 saplings have been planted and the Mapolis personnel have pledged to protect all the trees they have planted.
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