HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014

CM to honour Baba Sewa Singh, Amritsar DC, Bhatti

HT Correspondent  Amritsar, February 04, 2013
First Published: 19:49 IST(4/2/2013) | Last Updated: 19:50 IST(4/2/2013)

Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal will honour Baba Sewa Singh Khadoor Sahib Wale, chairman of the Nishan-e-Sikhi Charitable Trust, Amritsar deputy commissioner Rajat Aggarwal and PS Bhatti, president, Missionaries Khudai Khidmatgaran, for their efforts towards environmental conservation through tree plantation drives, on the occasion of the Republic Day here.


The awardees will be presented cash awards of Rs. 1 lakh each and mementos. Aggarwal is being honoured for planting 7.30 lakh plants in Amritsar in 2011-12, of which 1.46 lakh saplings were planted under the MNREGA scheme, 56,000 of them were planted with the help of various NGOs and 2.08 lakh with the help of residents and school students.

Baba Sewa Singh Khadoor Sahib Wale is being honoured for planting 3 lakh trees this year. He is credited with painting the roadsides in Khadoor Sahib green with the help of women and children. Bhatti is being honoured for planting saplings across the city in parks, lanes, marketplaces and other available open spaces, and making his own arrangements to water these saplings.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus

more from Amritsar

Two hurt in Amritsar acid attack

Local resident Sonia, 30, had acid thrown on her on Sunday during a minor argument with husband. The acid has affected her right eye and hand, besides that side of the face; and she is since under treatment at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here.

Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved