Amit Shah participates in nationwide tree plantation drive of CAPF, says only tree plantation can check pollution, save Earth

Amit Shah participates in nationwide tree plantation drive of CAPF, says only tree plantation can check pollution, save Earth

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday (July 12, 2020) launched the CAPFs nationwide tree plantation drive in Gurugam and mentioned that a number of programmes are being run on environmental safety however solely tree plantation can test air pollution and save the Earth.

He said that the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel throughout the nation will not be solely offering safety at numerous places throughout the nation equivalent to airports, and railway stations and preventing the scourge of terrorism, however are additionally contributing within the nation’s battle towards the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Shah mentioned the CAPFs have misplaced greater than 31 Jawans to the pandemic and paid his respects to them on this event.

The Home Minister mentioned this tree plantation marketing campaign is being undertaken at a time when the world is confronted with this pandemic.

Amit Shah mentioned that the battle towards COVID-19 is being carried out underneath the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with folks’s participation. 

“Today India is leading a successful fight in managing the pandemic in the country. At a time when the health services of even the most developed countries were collapsing under its impact, the whole world was concerned how would India, – such a big densely populated country with a federal structure, fight this pandemic, but today the most successful fight against this pandemic has been fought in India under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”

The Union Home Minister mentioned India is on a robust pedestal within the struggle towards COVID-19 underneath the management of the Prime Minister with the motto – ‘One People, One Thought, One Nation’.

The Home Minister mentioned internationally solely governments are preventing this pandemic, however right here in India, 130 crore folks in addition to State Governments are united in preventing this risk. 

“Nowhere across the country there is a state of panic, in fact, we are committed to facing this challenge and are resolute in overcoming this pandemic,” mentioned Shah.

He added, “In this fight, our CAPFs are playing a very important role, – whether it be marketing, railway stations, whether state governments have sought support in managing crowded places or the local police have sought the support of our security forces in enforcing the lockdown, the Jawans of our security forces have not been found wanting.”

The Union Home Minister saluted the Corona Warriors of the CAPF who not solely present safety and struggle terrorism but in addition set an instance earlier than the nation and the world by being alert throughout deployment on COVID-19 responsibility, with out bothering about their very own life and security.

He mentioned that the nationwide CAPF tree plantation drive has set a goal of 1.37 crore saplings. He additionally quoted an historical Hindu textual content and mentioned a tree is value greater than ten sons.

Amit Shah mentioned we should always harness pure sources and never exploit them. He mentioned our sages had way back emphasised that one should not exploit Nature however as an alternative should help Nature. 

“Due to the exploitation of Nature, the ozone layer is depleting. We are emitting more carbon-di-oxide and carbon mono-oxide into the environment and without the ozone layer life is not possible,” mentioned Shah.
Emphasising on the essential position performed by bushes in lowering air pollution, Shah mentioned that numerous types of saplings have been chosen on this plantation drive equivalent to peepal, jamun, neem, vatavriksh, burgud based mostly on their oxygen giving functionality and talents to outlive in several seasons. He mentioned a number of programmes are being run on environmental safety however solely tree plantation can test air pollution and save the Earth.

Amit Shah mentioned PM Modi participated within the Paris World Environment Summit the place he cautioned the world towards overexploitation of Nature and the world accepted the Modi Formula within the Paris Declaration on tackling Climate Change. 

“As a result of the Prime Minister’s efforts, the International Solar Alliance was set up in India,” he mentioned.

“It was during Shri Narendra Modi’s tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat that it became the first state in India where a separate department was set up on environmental protection. The Prime Minister has also stressed on use of green fuels and has encouraged the use of ethanol-blended petrol,” Shah added. 

The Union Home Minister additionally said that numerous programmes of the Government of India equivalent to eight crore free cylinders to rural households are additionally environmental pleasant.

He concluded his deal with by saying that the CAPFs should be certain that the tree plantation drive shouldn’t be seen because the conclusion. It have to be ensured that the saplings are taken care of until they’re able to maintain on their very own. 

“I commend the brave CAPF Jawans and applaud them for not only protecting and securing the nation but also having undertaken this massive campaign to plant more than one crore saplings of long-lasting trees,” he mentioned.

On the event, Shah additionally planted a sapling of a peepal tree. 

The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, DGs of the 7 CAPFs and senior officers have been additionally current. 

To mark the plantation drive, greater than 10 lakh saplings are being planted at numerous places of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) all through the size and breadth of the nation.

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