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RAISING OF INFANTRY BATALLION (TERRITORIAL ARMY) ECOLOGICAL FOR MARATHWADA REGION

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An “In Principle Approval” has been accorded for raising an Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Ecological under the aegis of Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army) at Aurangabad for carrying out afforestation and allied activities in consultation with Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra, for the Marathwada region. The foundation stone laying ceremony was carried out at Khultabad (approximate 20 Kilometers from Aurangabad) by Hon’ble Forest Minister of Maharashtra, Mr Sudhir Mungantiwar on 04 July 2017.

The event was followed by plantation of 3000 saplings jointly by Army personnel, State Forest Department and others present at the site. The event was witnessed by Mr Hari Bhau Bagade , Speaker of Legislative Assembly Government of Maharashtra, Dr Purushottam Bhapkar (IAS) Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad, Mr PK Mahajan (IFS) Chief Conservator of Forest Department, Colonel Rameshwar Sharma, Station Headquarters Aurangabad, Colonel Venkatesh P, Deputy Commander, Territorial Army Group Headquarters Southern Command and one Staff Officer from TA Directorate, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).

Later in the day, a large number of Army personnel, National Cadet Corps cadets, representatives of Cantonment Board and State Forest department joined hands in carrying out plantation of saplings in the reclaimed area in Aurangabad Cantonment.

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