The Delhi government had set a target of planting 52 lakh saplings and shrubs in the financial year 2023-24 to increase the green cover in the national capital.
Jharkhand boasts 23,721 square kilometre of forest cover which is 29.76 per cent of its total geographical area, higher than the 21.71 per cent of forest cover pan India.
During a visit to Qutabgarh village, Saxena distributed 2,000 guava and grape saplings to promote their cultivation among the residents, according to a statement.
Kejriwal, attending a Van Mahotsav where Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena was the chief guest, said this year, more than one crore saplings will be planted across the city.
The plantation of 100 lakh saplings on October 2 will help mitigate climate change, and expand our tree economy as the state government will offer Rs 300 per sapling and lead to a 38 per cent increase in forest cover by the...
The initiative, named 'Mero Rukh Mero Santati' (Plant a Tree, Leave a Legacy), is aimed at strengthening the connect between parents, children and nature by planting trees to commemorate childbirth, officials said.
The family of 10-year-old boy Sanket Kapoor, resident of Harda, planted a sapling thanking Chief Minister Shri Chouhan for the treatment of the child.
The Centre had given the Delhi government a target of planting 28 lakh saplings in 2021-22. Delhi ended up planting 35 lakh saplings.
The minister said seven lakh plants will also be distributed to the people in Delhi free of cost. We are taking multiple measures to further improve Delhi's...
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will plant 35 lakh saplings in order to reduce pollution in the national capital.