Delhi government will launch a mega tree plantation drive under the ‘Paudhe lagao, Paryavaran Bachao’ campaign. The campaign will be held from 10-26 July 2020. The campaign is launched with an aim to reduce air pollution by increasing green cover in the national capital. It has been planned that during the campaign, in 17 days, 31 lakh of tree saplings will be planted under the campaign. Out of the 31 lakh saplings, 20 lakh saplings will be of big trees and the remaining 11 lakh saplings will be of shrubs that will be planted on both sides of the road.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Governor of Delhi: Anil Baijal.
- Chief Minister of Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal.
- Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai.