CM Mr. Chouhan reviews preparations for large scale plantation
Bhopal, June 30, 2017 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that history of sapling plantation on a very large scale will be created in the state on July 2. Over 6 crore saplings with public cooperation will be planted on this day in Narmada basin. Preparations on war footing are being made for the plantation. CM Mr. Chouhan reviewed the preparations for this ambitious public campaign through video conferencing. Reviewing the plantation preparations in districts concerning Narmada basin, Mr. Chouhan mentioned that this public movement will be transformed into a Jan-Mahotsav. Participation of social, religious, cultural, political and all the organisations besides farmers, business men, students, government employees and others will be ensured in the plantation. Sufficient arrangements for pits and people will be made. Mr. Chouhan further stated that a major resolve of Narmada Seva Mission will be fulfilled by this significant campaign. This is a Maha-Yagya to save environment. Innovative experiments should be conducted to link public organizations and people to this campaign. Every district will achieve its target.
He also issued directives for safety and care of plants after the plantation. He said that saplings should reach destinations and registration of people for this should be maximized for cooperation. CM Mr. Chouhan expressed pleasure and satisfaction over innovations undertaken in the districts to maximize people’s participation and for plantation’s preparations. He said that he himself will take part in plantation at Amarkantak, Jabalpur and Khandwa districts. CM Mr. Chouhan further mentioned that inauguration of plantation Mahaabhiyan should be carried out by garlanding picture of Maa Narmada and recitation of Narmada Geet.
Participation of public organizations, people and public representatives should be ensured in the campaign. He apprised himself about the availability of saplings, pits’ status and people’s participation from each district collector. Minister for Forest Dr. Gourishankar Shejwar, Minister for Public Works Mr. Rampal Singh, Chief Secretary Mr. B.P. Singh, officers beside MPs, MLAs and public representatives were present during the review.