Chief Minister Shivraj Singh planted saplings of Banyan, Karanj and Moulshree in Smart City Park along with local editor of newspaper Navdunia Bhopal Sanjay Mishra, State Bureau Chief Dhananjay Pratap Singh and members of Womens Power Jan-Kalyan Samiti. Members of the Samiti Smt. Chanchal Singh Rajput, Smt. Reena Soni, Abhilasha Sharma, Manisha Rathore, Deepshikha Shrivastava and Mona Shrivastava participated in the plantation.
The Samiti encourages people to plant saplings on the birthdays, marriage anniversaries and sacred remembrance of family members and friends. Tree plantation is done especially during the sanitation campaigns and the rainy season.
The Samiti is also cooperating in the campaigns conducted by the Municipal Corporation against non-standard level polythene and single use plastic for environmental protection.
Among the saplings planted today, banyan has religious significance.
Also, according to Ayurveda, the treatment of many diseases is possible with the banyan tree. Karanj is considered important in Ayurvedic medicine. It is also used in religious works. Moulshree is a medicinal tree, it has been used in Ayurveda for centuries. Its bright green leaves, beautiful texture of the tree captivate the people.