Maharashtra govt signs MoU with Railways to expand green cover

In a bid to expand the green cover, the Maharashtra government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railways, under which trees will be planted on the land adjacent to the railway tracks in the state.

The government is committed to plant 4 crore trees on July 1, 2017. The state Forest department had planted 2 crore 83 lakh trees across the state on July 1, 2016, a feat recognised by the Limca Book of world records.

    Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Exam-
    • Maharashtra govt signed an MoU with Railways to expand green cover
    • C. Vidyasagar Rao is the governor of Maharashtra
    • Devendra Fadnavis is the CM of Maharashtra

    If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section
    Source- The Hindu

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