4 LAKH SAPLINGS TO BE PLANTED IN CHURAH AREA OF CHAMBA DISTRICT
–under the Vidyarthi Van Mitra Yojana, four schools in Churah had been identified, where 4,400 saplings would be planted across 4 hectares in the surrounding areas of the schools.
HIMACHAL TO PLANT 1.20 CRORE SAPLINGS
-The Himachal government has set a target to plant 1.2 crore sampling on 12000 hectare of land in Himachal Pradesh
-The Chief Minister said the government has started six new schemes for promoting afforestation in the state, which include Vidyarthi Van Mitra Yojna, Samudayik Van Samvardhan Yojna, Van Samridhi Jan Samridhi Yojna, policy for setting new industries based on pine needles and providing weapons to forest guards.
-in order to sensitise the people regarding the rights of the girl child and also to associate the community in the process of afforestation, the government has started the ‘Ek Buta Beti Ke Naam’ Scheme