July 3, 2020

Minister for Environment has called upon people to resolve to plant trees during the Van Mahotsav week which is being held from July 1, 2020.


  • Van Mahotsav is an annual one week tree planting festival in India.

  • It was started in 1950 by K. M. Munshi (1887 – 1971), the then Union Minister for Agriculture and Food to create an enthusiasm in the mind of the populace for the conservation of forests and planting of trees.