67 million trees were planted by millions of people in a span of 12 hours
The world talks of global warming & climate change, but Madhya Pradesh has taken a concrete step to deal with it.
More than 67 million trees were planted by huge numbers of people within a span of 11-12 hours in Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, putting a fresh Guinness reforestation record. Over 1.5 million people from all walks of life, ranging from students and housewives to government officials, who planted a whole of 6,67,50,000 tree saplings in just 1-2 hours. An overall total of 24 areas of Narmada river basin was also identified to your plantation. Meanwhile, the saplings comprised two-dozen types of plants sourced from nurseries around the nation.
The list of planting max saplings was earlier in the day held by Uttar Pradeshand another Indian country, which planted nearly 50 million trees within a length of 24 hours in July 2016.
The state leader, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said:
I'm greatly indebted to all who are planting trees now. We will be contributing to saving nature. By engaging in a plantation, people are contributing their little to climate change initiatives and saving the environment.The world talks about global warming & climate change, but Madhya Pradesh has had a tangible measure to deal with it.
This mass-planting event will assist in creating awareness of the government's colossal nation wide intend to produce India green. In the Paris Climate Change Conference, India vowed to improve forest cover to 95 million hectares (235 thousand ft) annually 2030. India's government is currently putting forward $6.2 billion to this effort.
Other nations in India may also be taking similar initiatives to make public awareness involving reforestation. Kerala had planted more than 10 million trees in June this year ago 40 million trees will be planted by Maharashtra this year within a reforestation campaign.