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Students presenting a group song.(HT)

Sharda school Chandigarh take up cleanliness and plantation drive

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 12:53 PM IST
As many as 600 students took a pledge to keep the nation clean. They were apprised of the importance of cleanliness.
Seed bomb or seed ball refer to dried ball of two parts soil mixed with one part fertilizer that contains a dry seed. The ball protects the seed and helps it to germinate under favourable conditions.(HT image)
Seed bomb or seed ball refer to dried ball of two parts soil mixed with one part fertilizer that contains a dry seed. The ball protects the seed and helps it to germinate under favourable conditions.(HT image)

East UP districts to launch plantation drive along river banks

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 12:38 AM IST
Such plans are also being made in other districts including Ghazipur, Chandauli, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Kaushambi, Jaunpur and Amethi.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued a contempt notice to the Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF), South district, after he failed to file a compliance report on the directions issued by the court to undertake plantation of 100 trees in the Asola village area.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued a contempt notice to the Deputy Conservator of Forest (DCF), South district, after he failed to file a compliance report on the directions issued by the court to undertake plantation of 100 trees in the Asola village area.

Contempt notice to official over plantation drive

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 03:47 AM IST
Justice Najmi Waziri said despite issuing repeated directions to the DCF to file the compliance report, he did not do the needful.
“Delhi is turning into a gas chamber and the only solution to help this situation is to increase the green cover of the city. We all should do whatever little we can to help the environment,” she said.(HT Photo)
“Delhi is turning into a gas chamber and the only solution to help this situation is to increase the green cover of the city. We all should do whatever little we can to help the environment,” she said.(HT Photo)

Delhi Congress on plantation drive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 06:50 AM IST
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday expressed her concern over the city’s depleting green cover and rising pollution levels.
For the first time, all government agencies involved in planting tree saplings during the monsoons every year have been directed to carry out third-party audits to check how many plants survived.(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
For the first time, all government agencies involved in planting tree saplings during the monsoons every year have been directed to carry out third-party audits to check how many plants survived.(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)

Minister orders third-party audit of plantation drives

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 03:12 AM IST
This year (2019-20), the Delhi government set a target to plant more than 23 lakh trees and shrubs. More than 4.25 lakh saplings would be distributed free to RWAs, educational institutions and market associations.
Parents, students participate in the event at Dr Pillai Global Academy, Panvel, on Saturday.(Bachchan Kumar)
Parents, students participate in the event at Dr Pillai Global Academy, Panvel, on Saturday.(Bachchan Kumar)

150 school students work on holiday for a greener Navi Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Students of Dr Pillai Global Academy, Panvel,gathered at the school on Saturday to plant saplings as part of Green Mumbai plantation drive, a joint initiative by HT and Heartfulness Institute.
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat plants a sapling to save Kosi river on Monday.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat plants a sapling to save Kosi river on Monday.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand CM launches plantation drive to revive Kosi river

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2018 10:00 PM IST
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday launched a major plantation drive from Rudradhari in Almora along the Kosi river to mark Harela festival that symbolises greenery and prosperity
Plantation drive in Marathwada.(Maharashtra forest department)
Plantation drive in Marathwada.(Maharashtra forest department)

1.74 crore saplings planted in Maharashtra in 3 days, 1.55 lakh in Mumbai suburbs, 0 in SoBo

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Forest officials said the plantation drive did not take place in south Mumbai due to lack of space.
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