Prime Minister Narendra Modi decide to celebrate a 2-week long tree plantation campaign called ‘Sankalp Parva’ from 28th June to 12th July 2020. This was informed by the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Prahlad Joshi.

Following the nationwide lockdown due to the pandemic, the country has experienced the importance of a clean and healthy environment. Under this Sankalp Parva, the Culture Ministry has recommended planting 5 trees: (i) Bargad (ii) Awla (iii) Pepal (iv) Ashok (v) Bel .These five trees represent the herbal heritage of the country.

The Culture Ministry has asked for the participation of all and has urged the organization to ensure that each employee must plant at least one sapling of his/her choice. If the saplings of the above 5 trees are not available, people can do plantation of any other sapling that is available.

Sankalp Parva will be celebrated across all the Offices, Institutions affiliated & attached to the Ministry and Academies. For the success of the campaign, the Ministry has urged Institutions to ensure that employees must take care of the sapling that they have planted until it survives and flourishes “Bharat”.

Sankalp Parva On the call of PM by Culture Ministery Sankalp Parva On the call of PM by Culture Ministery