PM Launches ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’ Campaign

  • 06 Jun 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam’ campaign to commemorate the World Environment Day on 5th June, 2024, by planting a peepal tree sapling at Buddha Jayanti Park in Delhi.

Key Points

  • The World Environment Day theme for 2024 is “Land Restoration, Desertification and Drought Resilience,” focusing on the urgent need to restore and conserve our land resources.
  • Under the campaign, 'Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam', millions of trees will be planted across the country.
  • World Environment Day, celebrated each year on June 5th, commemorates the inaugural day of the 1972 Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.