Chandigarh : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday greeted the people of the state on the occasion of World Earth Day and appealed to them to help nurture the soil by planting more trees.
The Chief Minister said that due to climate change the environment is being adversely affected on a global scale. To avoid this, water has to be conserved and environmental pollution should be prevented.
“We will have to take a pledge to complete tasks like curbing carbon emissions, conducting water conservation campaigns, emphasizing farming that enhances the productive capacity of the earth, conserving endangered animals, reducing plastic pollution during the COVID-19 pandemic so that we can observe World Earth Day in the true sense,” he said.
Mr Khattar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also separately constituted the Ministry of Jal Shakti under which water conservation campaigns are being carried out all over the country. A Water Conservation Missions have also been formed in every district of Haryana.