Raipur :  On the occasion of World Environment Day tomorrow on June 5, State Government’s Forest Department will organize a programme named ‘Hariyali Ki Dor- Janata Ki Or’ in entire Chhattisgarh. Under this programme, villagers of all 7887 forest management committees of state will take pledge for making ‘Hariyar Chhattisgarh’ Campaign a huge success. Chief Minister and In-charge of Forest Department Dr Raman Singh has extended warm wishes for successful accomplishment of this programme.

Dr Singh has appealed all the villagers, associated with forest management committees, and also the Panch-Sarpanch and common people to actively participate in this event. In his appeal to public, Chief Minister said that in upcoming monsoon, state government has target of organizing intensive plantation programmes at various places of state and during these programmes, nearly 6 crore 50 lakh plants of various species are to be planted with extensive public participation. He further said that there is a strong relationship between forest and human life. Not only for the existence of human life but also for maintaining the quality of life, is conservation of forest resources extremely important.

Dr Raman Singh said that in modern era, people used to clear forests for the sake of industrial development, but later they understood that clearing of forests can endanger the existence of life. World Environment Day is the result of this very concern of people across the world.

But better late than never, today all-round extensive campaign is being conducted for conservation and preservation of forests across the world, said Dr Raman Singh. He added that it is a matter of immense pleasure that on the occasion of World Environment Day tomorrow, Forest Department is enthusiastically organizing ‘Hariyali Ki Dor-Janata Ki Dor’ programme. Villagers of all 7887 forest management committees of state will take the pledge of making ‘Hariyar Chhattisgarh’ campaign a huge success. On the occasion, Chief Minister appealed all the people of Chhattisgarh to cooperate and participate in the programme to nurture the greenery of state.

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