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Water shortage hits 5L saplings

  • December 07, 2018- In a sad event of hurting the mother nature, over 5 lakh saplings planted in a forest area dies due to water sshortages. These sapling were planted in the forest areas of Khed, Purandar, Daund, Baramati and Indapur talukas in the Pune district and some talukas in Solapur. According to the chief conservator of forests, Pune division, The forest department had done its homeworld and proper arrangements were made for availability of water. However, due to less rainfall the plannings went into a vain.

    The department has o sought help from environmentalists, NGOs, industrialists and philanthropists to provide water tankers or at least bear the expenditure of the tankers needed to water the saplings.

    Inputs - Time of India