Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday employed a novel process to emanate open recognition on environmental insurance by restraining a rakhi on a tree on a arise of Raksha Bandhan and urged a people to strengthen Bihar’s immature cover.
“People should come brazen to plant some-more trees and strengthen them for a healthy environment,” Nitish Kumar pronounced after restraining a ‘rakhi’ on a tree during Rajdhani Vatika here.
Clad in his heading white string kurta-pyjama, a arch apportion said: “I ask people with folded hands to tie ‘rakhis’ to trees to strengthen a environment. It will be a new commencement to save a earth and tellurian beings.”
Nitish Kumar pronounced a state supervision had speedy and helped people plant trees and strengthen a immature cover of a state.
Several people, including leaders of a statute Janata Dal-United, supervision officials and schoolchildren were benefaction on a occasion.
A few years ago, Nitish Kumar launched a immature expostulate to boost a state’s timberland cover some-more than five-fold to 35 percent in a decade.
The immature expostulate is a brainchild of a arch minister, who was tender by Dharhara, a tiny encampment 230 km easterly of Patna in Bhagalpur district.
The encampment strike a headlines dual years ago after villagers planted fruit trees, including mango and litchi, to applaud a birth of each lady child there. Their attempt done a encampment a immature haven.
According to central data, a state has scarcely 9 percent timberland cover. Forest officials acknowledge that Bihar mislaid many of a immature cover when a state of Jharkhand was forged out of it in 2000. Undivided Bihar had a timberland cover of 17 percent.