Published On : Sat, Mar 21st, 2015

World Forest Day celebrated in city


World Forest Day celebrated in city (1)

“Every human being needs oxygen to sustain and the oxygen is provided by trees. At least two trees provide enough oxygen needed by a single man for his entire. But, today, the number of trees as compared to human population  has drastically declined, Keeping this aspect in mind, everybody must make efforts to conserve and protect forests,” stressed Shailendra Tembhurnikar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Nagpur Territory.

Tembhurnikar was speaking as chief guest at a function organized to celebrate World Forest Day on March 21. The function was organized jointly by Rotary Club of Nagpur Elite and Maharashtra Forest Department Nagpur Territory.