Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, March 6
EcoSikh on Saturday introduced the completion of 303 forests consisting of 1,67,000 timber planted throughout India.
The plantation of the Guru Nanak Sacred Forests began in collaboration with Afforestt two years in the past as half of EcoSikh’s purpose of planting 1 million timber in honour of Guru Nanak’s 550th birth-anniversary, based on EcoSikh officers.
Rajwant Singh, international president of EcoSikh, mentioned, “We are very happy that 167,000 timber have been planted in these sacred forests thus far and 99% of them have survived and are thriving. This method of paying tribute to Guru Nanak may have a long-lasting optimistic impression on future generations. These sacred forests are conserving and restoring the biodiversity of Punjab and different components of India. This is a collective and a strong step to battle local weather change.”
He added, “EcoSikh has additionally established its first nursery of indigenous timber of Punjab and we’re grateful to Sajjan Precision Castings in Sahnewal for internet hosting this initiative. This has helped our forest plantations tremendously.”
EcoSikh president Supreet Kaur mentioned, “Over 55 native and uncommon forest timber species of Punjab have been conserved below this mission.”
The panelists additionally launched a video teaser, ‘How to create a Sacred Forest in Punjab’ a free on-line tutorial, which is able to uplift the imaginative and prescient of the youth of the state.
EcoSikh is celebrating the eleventh annual Sikh surroundings day on March 14. This was began by the organisation to mark the Gurta-gaddi Diwas (enthronement day) of the seventh Sikh Guru, Guru Har Rai.