NEW DELHI : Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state government’s 1 crore Amrit Brikshya Andolan (tree plantation movement) has received good response from the people and the government has decided to involve more and more people so that it can exceed the set target on a single day.
The Chief Minister directed the Deputy Commissioners through video conferencing at the conference hall of Assam House here on Tuesday evening to ensure that more and more people get involve in the massive plantation drive.
Sarma revealed that more than 46 lakh applications have been received in the app created for the purpose. The Chief Minister said he desired that people plant more than two saplings to extend the green cover in the state.
Sarma instructed the Deputy Commissioners to hold programmes in schools and institutions tomorrow the moment Chandrayaan 3 lands on the moon. He asked them to make arrangements through installation of giant screens and TV sets for displaying the historic moment. The Chief Minister directed the Deputy Commissioners to conduct essay competition following the successful moon mission.
Sarma directed the Deputy Commissioners to create sub districts following the delimitation by the Election Commission of India.
Later briefing media persons, the Chief Minister said that on Friday the 100th Cabinet meeting will be held in Guwahati and after that the government will come up with a report card about all the decisions taken and the actions taken by the government insofar as their implementation are concerned.