All should take resolution to make state green in this monsoon
19th June 2019
Make State prosperous by planting saplings with slogan ‘Hara Pradesh-Cool Pradesh’-CM Shri Kamal Nath Bhopal, June 19, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): The Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath urged people of the state to take resolution to make the state green in this monsoon. Each citizen must plant a sapling in his/her vicinity and must take responsibility to ensure it becomes a tree. He told the Forest Department along with all the departments to conduct a large plantation campaign and to shoulder responsibility for its protection. Shri Nath said that social audit should be conducted every year of planted saplings. The campaign should not be limited to just jugglery of statistics, he added. Shri Kamal Nath further stated that indiscriminate felling of trees and absence of new plantation is a main challenge of our environment. We are facing increase in temperature owing to the felling of trees and thus we are facing many problems. He said that we will have to connect ourselves with plantation campaign not customarily but in reality thinking about the future of coming generations and environment. Moreover, Shri Nath said that numbers of saplings planted on the shores of Narmada River are included in the plantation done during the last many years. If these saplings were planted in real sense, our state would have become the best and green in environment in the entire country. He asserted that every citizen should be concerned about the future of the state and future generation. Take resolution of ‘Hara Pradesh-Cool Pradesh The Chief Minister further mentioned that the State Government has taken a decision that a provision should be made for plantation on both sides of roads along with tenders of road construction. He told the Forest Department along with all the departments connected with construction especially Agriculture, Rural Development, School Education, Higher Education including other departments to conduct a wide scale plantation campaign during the monsoon. He told that a campaign should be conducted for students and youth to spread awareness among them about importance of trees and their role in environment conservation, so that they should commit themselves for the protection of plantation and trees. Along with people’s participation in plantation campaign, Shri Nath has also appealed to all the public representatives to plant saplings at large scale at their own level and encourage others to do the same. Each public representative must plant saplings and take responsibility to protect it, then only our resolution of ‘Hara Pradesh-Cool Pradesh will come true’.