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Maharashtra: Action plan to Protect Heritage Trees

Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray cleared an action plan to protect ancient and old trees aged 50 years and above in urban areas. Heritage Tree Cabinet approved the action plan to implement ‘Heritage Tree’ concept in Maharashtra. This action plan was proposed by Environment Department headed by Aaditya Thackeray. Action plan amends ..

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Tree Transplantation Policy of Delhi Government: Key Facts

On October 9, 2020, the Cabinet under Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal approved “Tree Transplantation Policy”. The policy makes it mandatory to transplant 80 percentage of the trees that are being felled for a development project. Also, an additional 10 saplings should be planted as compensatory plantation. Key highlights The policy is first of ..

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“Sankalp Parva” begins

On June 28, 2020, the initiative to plant trees called “Sankalp Parva” began, The initiative is to run between June 28, 2020 and July 12, 2020. Highlights The initiative was launched by Ministry of Culture. Under the initiative at least five trees are to be planted either in office campus or where ever possible in ..

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WADI (Wasteland Development in India)

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) aims to provide employment to members of the tribal community and reduce the migration of tribals from their native places under its comprehensive WADI project. What is the WADI (Wasteland Development in India) project? NABARD’s WADI is a flagship program which aims for the livelihood creation ..

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games’ Torch unveiled

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games. The top part of the torch is shaped in the traditional emblem of the sakura, or cherry blossom of the same cutting-edge technology as in production of Japan’s bullet trains. The color of the torch is shiny rose-gold, which is 71 centimetres ..

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