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East Khasi Hills Village Adopts ‘One Citizen One Tree’


Shillong: Residents of Nongtrai village, in East Khasi Hills District, 55 km from state capital Shillong, have planted a sapling each in keeping with the ‘one citizen one tree’ an initiative of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.
About 300 saplings, each tagged with the name of the head of each family here, were planted in the community forest and the proper growth of a plant is the responsibility of the owner.
(Conrad Sangma is the current Chief Minister of Meghalaya, and attended the 1st‘Northeast Green Summit 2016 as the Chief Guest. He is also expected to inaugurate the 3rd ‘Northeast Green Summit, 2018 in Shillong on October 24, 2018)