The Surat civic physique, a number of associations and enterprise teams are planting 70,000 saplings throughout town to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 70th birthday that falls on September 17.
Nirav Shah, Deputy Mayor, Surat City advised ANI, “We started this initiative 15 days ago. I think we will be able to plant 70,000 saplings by September 16.”
“The Prime Minister always urges everyone to celebrate his birthday by doing an activity which will be beneficial to the people. So this time we have come up with the idea to plant 70,000 saplings across the city which will increase the oxygen and will be beneficial for the future generation,” he added.
The textile metropolis of Surat has give you the concept to show town greener and pollution-free by planting saplings.
This initiative began 15 days in the past, in response to the Deputy Mayor. On September 16 they are going to obtain their goal of planting 70,000 saplings. Later on September 17, they are going to plant extra saplings than the goal set which in flip goes to be helpful for the residents of town.
Various associations and enterprise teams have joined this initiative and on Monday 500 staff of KP Sanghvi and Sons planted saplings and pledged to water and defend them.
Speaking to ANI, Jitendra Madhiya, supervisor, KP Sanghvi and Sons stated, “We have planted thousands of saplings and have urged other people to join this initiative on the occasion of PM Modi’s 70th birthday.”
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