Environment Minister leads plantation drive to celebrate Van Mahotsav

Environment Minister leads plantation drive to celebrate Van Mahotsav Updated on : 05-07-2017 06:30 PM
Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan led a month-long drive to plant saplings to mark 'Van Mahotsav' starting Wednesday.


The plantation drive was organised at Ram Lila Park in Model Town in Delhi. On this occasion, the Minister planted saplings and also distributed saplings for plantation to local residents.

Van Mahotsav is usually observed in the first week of July every year and is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. The objective behind celebrating 'Van Mahotsav' is to keep local people involved in plantation drives and spread environmental awareness. The minister urged people to actively participate in the plantation drive.

(SA - @05/07)

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