Plantation Current Affairs - 2020

“Vriksharopan Abhiyan” to be launched by Home Minister

On July 23, 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah will launch “Vriksharopan Abhiyan”. The minister is to launch the scheme through video conference in more than 130 locations spread in 38 districts. The scheme will focus on creating green spaces by planting tree saplings in mined out areas. Highlights The scheme is to be launched in Read More…

Home Minister launches Nationwide Tree Plantation Drive of CAPFs

At the time of a global pandemic, India’s Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) is continuously working day and night to provide security to the nation, now the CAPFs has undertaken a mega Nationwide Tree Plantation Drive. The tree plantation drive was inaugurated on 12th July 2020 with a target to plant 1.37 crore (13.7 million) Read More…

Uttarakhand opens Biodiversity Park

The State of Uttarakhand has recently opened a biodiversity park in Haldwani as the rich botanical heritage of the state is facing threats from climate change and degrading habitat loss, degrading landscapes and development activities. Highlights The Park was established on World Environment Day. The hill state that is rich in biodiversity has been losing Read More…

Union Commerce Ministry approves Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops  

The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched pilot Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops (RISPC) for protecting the growers from the risks such as pest attacks, yield loss and income decline caused by fall in prices. It was announced by Union Minister of State (MoS) Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman in a written Read More…