1.5 Million Volunteers Plant 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours, Breaking Guinness World Record

In the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, 1.5 million volunteers have gathered to plant more than 66 million trees in only 12 hours, along the river Narmada, and with that to set a new Guinness World Record!

Back in July 2016, about 800,000 people from the state of Uttar Pradesh set the world record of planting 50 million trees in one day. Everybody was happy with this record, and the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, reported that he was very proud to tell the world that his people successfully planted 6.63 Crore saplings that day.

One crore is 10 million. The point of this occasion was to bring issues to light for the “make India green again” venture. At the Paris atmosphere gathering, India vowed to build timberland spread to 95 million hectares (235 million sections of land) by year 2030 and contributes $6.2 billion to arrive at this objective. 

Volunteers planted more than 20 unique types of trees in two dozen territories along the stream bowl to help the odds of endurance of these saplings. However, they likewise included that their worries don’t end with the planting, as those trees should be watered and thought about. 

Sub Divisional Magistrate Madhya Pradesh tended to those worries on Facebook, saying that aftercare is unquestionably progressively significant do they would like to guarantee that. It’s anything but an administration activity alone, it is the responsibility of kids, youth and dynamic junta of MP.

Chouhan said that he was feeling indebted to all those who were part of the planting action, because they contribute to saving nature. With their participation in the planting action, they were contributing to climate change initiatives, and saving the environment that we have!

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