Bilaspur: Bilaspur MLA Shailesh Pandey participated in the massive tree plantation drive across his constituency on the occasion of world environmental day. Under the aegis of the Chief Minister Plantation Promotion Scheme, Shailesh Pandey planted saplings and small plants on the banks of the Arpa river and gave the message of saving the environment to the local citizens.
Speaking on the occasion the MLA Pandey asked the party members to take part in the programme and plant saplings and small plants to make Bilaspur environment friendly for the future.
The Chief Minister's Tree Plantation Promotional Scheme was launched today in Bilaspur under the guidance of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Chhattisgarh Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar. In this scheme, by planting a tree in one acre, an incentive amount of Rs. 10000 will be generated by the state government. Fruit trees will also have to be planted in this scheme. In this program, Rajesh Tiwari, Vinod Verma, Subrata Sahu, Pingua, Chaturvedi, and the other public representatives of Bilaspur, forest department and administration officials, Congress presidents, and leader councilors, and many accompanied the MLA Shailesh Pandey.