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World Forestry Day Plantation with Chief Minister Sheila Dixit

World Forestry Day Plantation with Chief Minister Sheila Dixit

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The Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dixit, Chief Secretary Rakesh Mehta and Environment Secretary (left) Dharmendra at the Inaugural plantation ceremony for the creation of urban forest on Ring Road bypass near Salimgarh Fort, on World Forestry Day 2011. The CM shares a laugh with the participants and cheers them up for the plantation drive (above). Students and their teachers water a freshly planted sapling with much enthusiasm (below).
Stand for Survival: Plant a Tree with the CM this World Forestry Day

Stand for Survival: Plant a Tree with the CM this World Forestry Day

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File photo of Delhi CM Sheila Dixit planting a sapling at the Aravali Biodiversity Park on the International Biodiversity Day in 2010. Also seen is the Chief Secretary Mr. Rakesh Mehta World Forestry Day is celebrated around the world on 21 March each year as people take time to consider the benefits of forests to the community - such as catchment protection, providing habitat for plants, areas for recreation, education and scientific study, and as a source of many products including timber and honey. World Forestry Day also aims to provide opportunities for people to learn how forests can be managed and used sustainably for these many purposes. The day is therefore observed to offer information on key facets of forestry: protection, production and recreation. In its attempt to reem...
International Biodiversity Day 2010 Celebrated at ABP

International Biodiversity Day 2010 Celebrated at ABP

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Delhi CM Smt. Shiela Dixit, Chief Secretary Rakesh Mehta and Environment Secretary Dharmendra planting a tree sapling at the ABP. Also seen are Prof. C.R. Babu and Dr. Faiyaz A. Khudsar Top Delhi Government officials came together on May 22nd to plant trees and greet the students and citizens gathered at the Aravalli Biodiversity Park (ABP) to mark the International Biodiversity Day (IBD) 2010. The theme for this years IBD was declared to be Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation. Hosted by the Dept. of Environment (DoE), GNCT and the park management at ABP, the event saw participation from students from some six schools and residents and citizens from around the Park. Key officials from the DoE including the Environment Secretary arrived well in time to receive the CM and th...

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