Wednesday , 19 February 2020

200 crore trees along highways

The Ministry of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping will plant 200 crore trees along the entire 1 lakh km National Highway network across the country in a move to protect the environment as well as employing unemployed youth. A similar scheme could be implemented under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) along the village and district roads and state highways which has the potential to employ 30 lakh youth.



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