Conservation of plants and animals
Forest Department has launched a programme in association with the National Medicinal Plants Board. to protect, conserve and propagate the Ashoka tree ( Saraca asoca) .
The department plans to collect trees from individula homes all expenses will be met by the department.
Information regarding the tree in Kollam can be given on phone number 0474 2742660 and 9447 979030.
Those in the Punalur area can call 9447 979034.