Sopore | Today on 10th of January 2019 Forest Department North Circle Sopore in collaboration with Lone Gas Agency under project SHARAKAT( an initiative taken by Conservator of Forests Kashmir North Circle Sopore Mr Irfan Rasool Wani (IFS) distributed 59 free LPG connections among woman folk of forest fringe villages viz Gujar Pati and Zaloora at Panchayat Ghar zaloora.
The function was attended by Divisional Forest Officer Kamraj Forest Division Zangli Kupwara Mehboob Ali, Range officer Kandi Range, Rehbar-e-ajanglat and other forest officials. On the occasion, DFO stressed on the immediate need of switching from traditional use of fuel wood to smoke free LPG, he added that using LPG will not only improve the health of our woman folk,but will also improve the wealth of our nation. Mehboob Ali assures people that forest department will not leave a single stone unturned in developing the villages and asked for the cooperation of villagers in protecting forests and successfully implementing project SHARAKAT.