Hyderabad: As part of the initiative to reinstate green cover by planting 10 crore trees across the country, Swachh Paryavaran Trust would also take up plantations in the State including in Hyderabad.
According to a press release, the Mission Green India initaitive of the Trust apart from Hyderabad in Telangana would also cover other districts such as Khammam and Warangal.
Manjeet Singh, Managing Trustee, also announced a Vishwa Yagya Mahotsav, world’s first and largest 1.08 lakh Kundi Yagya to be organised in February 2020 after completing the green yatra movement. The Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, launched plantation drive and Vishwa Yagya Mahotsav.
Singh said the movement to preserve the purity of our environment would plant over 10 crore saplings throughout this year by travelling across 108 cities spanning from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Kutch to Kohima.
The Mahotsav with 1.08 lakh Kundi Yagya would be for a period of nine days during the month of February 2020 celebrating the culmination of the green yatra and be a convergence of spiritual tradition and scientific approach towards a clean environment, the release added.