Chandigarh, July 1
Cabinet Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal planted saplings alongside the road leading to the Motor Market in Sector 48, Chandigarh, while the State Bank of India launched a tree plantation drive on the Bank Day here today.

Chief general manager SK Sehgal, State Bank of India, Chandigarh Circle, Sudipan Bhaduri and Deepti Sahai, both general managers, State Bank of India, also planted saplings.

Sehgal while launching the drive said the bank had planned to plant around 700-800 saplings on the Sectors 48-49 roads and the campaign would continue during the month at the sites identified in consultation with horticulture officials of the Chandigarh administration, municipal corporation and forest department.

Deepti Sahai, General Manager, SBI, waters a sapling, as Pawan Kumar Bansal, Cabinet Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Water Resources, looks on during a tree plantation drive launched by the bank in Chandigarh on Thursday. A Tribune photograph

Source: Tribune News Service