Army shows eco-friendly way to fight mosquitoes

Army's GAJRAJ Corps in Assam's Tezpur observed World Environment Day on Sunday launched "Go Green" initiative by releasing large number of mosquito larvae eating fish (Gambasia affinis) in various water bodies in the Military camp area. 

This is an eco-friendly way of avoiding harmful chemicals for killing the mosquitoes and control mosquito borne diseases. 

Also the army planted 3000 saplings in Tezpur Military Station and 1000 army personnel, women and children undertook a Walkathon to Lama Camp from Missamari Military Station as part of the World Environment Day celebrations in an effort to create an awareness on protecting environment among the local people.

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