One of the tree planting programmes was held at Children Park, Irakkamam on 26.11.2018 as a part of the “Green City Project”. This programme was organized by the Pradeshiya Sabha, Irakkamam under the guidance of Chief Ministry, Eastern Province. Mr.U.L.A.Azeez, Secretary, Chief Ministry, Eastern Province graced the ceremony and planted trees. Many useful trees amounting to Rs.50,000/- were planted in the surrounding areas. Chairman and Secretary of the Irakkamam Pradeshiya Sabha also participated at this event.
A tree planting programme is one of the activity which was planned under annual implementation programme 2018 and necessary fund for implementation is also allocated for selected Pradeshiya Sabhas comes under purview of Chief Ministry, Eastern Province under Environment sector. Accordingly, one of the planned programmes was carried out by Pradeshiya Sabha, Manmunai on 31.10.2018 at 9.30 a.m onwards. This programme was held at Arayampathy, Batticaloa where Mr.S.Mahendralingam, Chairman of Manmunai Pradeshiya Sabha initiated the programme and planted trees at centre part of the Arayampathy main road for beautification and to reduce the city dwellers stress.