Uma Bharti Launches Nationwide Tree Plantation Drive

Union Water Resources Minister Ms. Uma Bharti today launched a nationwide tree plantation drive and public awareness programme to save our rivers. The Minister planted saplings on the banks of river Yamuna at Delhi in the memory of victims of Kedarnath tragedy. Speaking on the occasion she said massive tree plantation drive will strengthen our river banks and will reduce the chances of flood and soil erosion. Similar functions were held at Gangotri, Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Nabadweep and Ganga Sagar also.

केन्द्रीय जल संसाधन, नदी विकास और गंगा पुनरुद्धार मंत्री सुश्री उमा भारती 17 जून, 2014 को नई दिल्ली में एक समारोह में केदारनाथ आपदा पीड़ितों की स्मृति में पौधा रोपण करने के बाद संबोधित करते हुए।