Engro Coal team and Thar Foundation volunteers are imparting training to dozens of community women in Thar Coal Block-II area
By GR Junejo
Islamkot: Aiming at planting one million trees under Green Thar Initiative by Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Thar Foundation, local communities have started plantation of 10,000 trees during this season in the villages of Thar Coal Block-2.
This plantation drive is led by community women. Green team of SECMC and Thar Foundation volunteers are training dozens of community women on plantation and nurturing trees, provided saplings and engaged in household level plantation.
Local women have demonstrated keen interest in the activity. The SECMC has championed to plant more than 800,000 local trees in Thar. Dozens of local youth have been trained on managing nurseries, planting trees and nurturing them with passion to attain the one million mark.