Guv plants saplings, distributes plants to women on Harela
The governor Baby Rani Maurya distributed saplings of turmeric, aloe Vera, Tulsi, lemon grass and giloy to rural women on the occasion of Harela festival on Thursday at Raj Bhawan. Stating that these five plants should be at every house, she also also planted Maul Shree and All spice at Raj Bhawan. Maurya announced that she would invite rural women to Raj Bhawan and have interaction with them regarding self employment, organic farming and rural economy when the situation is normalised. She said that plantation of medicinal plants should be particularly encouraged, stating that during the Covid-19 pandemic these traditional medicinal plants have gained more importance.
Forest minister Harak Singh Rawat said that people’s participation is very important in environmental and forest conservation. Anil Joshi of HESCO, PCCF Jai Raj and others were also present on the occasion.
Friday, 17 July 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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