CM takes part in the program ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’

| | indore
  • 0

CM takes part in the program ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’

Monday, 17 June 2024 | PNS | indore

Chief Minister Mohan Yadav announced the allocation of Rs. 20 crore to Indore district under the ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’ program as part of the Jal Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan. Of this amount, Rs. 10 crore will be contributed by the Municipal Corporation and Rs. 10 crore by the Forest Department for plantation initiatives. Addrssing the event held at the Brilliant Convention Center in Indore, Chief Minister Dr. Yadav commended the city's endeavors towards cleanliness, health, and greenery. He elaborated on the crucial role of trees in human life, emphasizing the significance of cleanliness and a healthy environment. Dr. Yadav likened the importance of plants and greenery to that of breathing and blood arteries for sustaining life. Under Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’ initiative, Madhya Pradesh aims to plant 5.5 crore saplings, with Indore leading the charge by pledging to plant 51 lakh saplings, showcasing exemplary dedication to environmental conservation. Indore's commendable achievements in green initiatives, akin to its notable accomplishments in cleanliness, set a remarkable precedent for other regions to emulate.

Chief Minister Dr. Yadav released the official logo, website, missed call number 8889995449, song, and social media campaign of Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam campaign with a single click. He also launched the Seva Setu mobile app of the district administration.      

In his address, the Urban Administration Development Department Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya gave information regarding the detailed outline and preparations of the Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam campaign. He said that under the Jal Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan, the renovation of ancient step wells, wells, and water structures across the state is a noble task. This campaign of environmental protection along with water will prove to be a milestone in nature conservation.

He briefed on the digging of pits for the plantation, the availability of plants, the plantation program and efforts to be made for the conservation of plants in the future. He called upon every section of society to participate in the campaign and said that all possible support would be provided to those who come forward to plant saplings and conserve them by participating in the campaign.

Water Resources Minister Tulsiram Silawat, MP Shankar Lalwani, Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava, MLA Madhu Verma, Ramesh Mendola, Mahendra Hardiya, Golu Shukla, Sawan Sonkar, Gaurav Randive, Chintu Verma, Additional Chief Secretary Rajesh Rajoura, Collector Ashish Singh and other dignitaries were present as well.

MP Shankar Lalwani said that the survey and report of Health of Indore will prove to be important in future efforts for better health and awareness. He said that in the coming time, a survey of 10 lakh people will be conducted. In this effort, a special strategy is being made by the Central Government to work on preventive health.

While giving the welcome address, Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava talked about the plantation and the arrangements made for their conservation under the plantation campaign. He said that by planting and preserving 51 lakh plants, a green cover will be created in Indore which will prove helpful in preserving nature, water, and the environment.

In the program, a film related to health check-ups of 2.5 lakh people and its statistics was shown under Health of Indore. The Healthy Madhya Pradesh Initiative Program was launched through a single click in which Dr. Vineeta Kothari and Dr. Arun Aggarwal gave detailed information regarding preventive health care and the survey and report.

Sunday Edition

Dehradun | Mourning the lost sights

14 July 2024 | Sidharth Mishra and Paritosh Kimothi | Agenda

No Monkey Business this!

14 July 2024 | Gyaneshwar Dayal | Agenda

A Mesmerising Ode to the Eyes

14 July 2024 | SAKSHI PRIYA | Agenda

Sculpting India’s Cultural Landscape

14 July 2024 | SAKSHI PRIYA | Agenda

Exploring Humanity’s Connection in Art

14 July 2024 | Team Agenda | Agenda