Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam Campaign

  • 06 Jul 2024

On July 6th the Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam Campaign is inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Dr. Mohan Yadav. Under the campaign five and a half crore trees will be planted in Madhya Pradesh.

Key Points

  • In Madhya Pradesh the campaign is started on the birth anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.
  • A target has been set to plant 20 lakh saplings in 480 hectares of area in Bhopal district alone
  • Government has a plan to plant 51 lakh saplings in Indore, the industrial capital of the state and the cleanest city of the country.
  • The “Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam” campaign is being run on a war footing manner in all the cities and villages of the state till July 15.
  • Madhya Pradesh had set a record of planting 6 crore saplings planted in 12 hours, the maximum number of saplings in a day in the country in 2017.
  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched 'Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam' Campaign on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2024.