mero rukh mero santati pahal:In a groundbreaking move to strengthen the deep-rooted connection between nature and local communities, the Indian state of Sikkim has introduced an innovative initiative called “Mero Rukh Mero Santati” (My Tree My Child). Under this government-monitored program, 100 trees will be planted for every newborn baby in Sikkim, making it one of the pioneering efforts in the Eastern Himalayas.
The main objective of this initiative is to reinforce the age-old bond between society and nature, creating an ecosystem where both trees and children can thrive, promising vitality, health, and happiness. “Mero Rukh Mero Santati” aims to facilitate seamless services for new parents, from enrollment to planting and post-care, with various departments of the state government coming together to support the program.
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Pradeep Kumar, Secretary of the State Forest Department, emphasized the collaborative nature of the initiative, stating that ASHA workers, Aaganwadi workers, gram panchayats, urban local bodies, and department staff will assist in onboarding the parents. Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay), the brain behind this idea, has urged parents to voluntarily participate in this program.
Its a voluntary program and to register for the scheme, parents simply need to send a “hi” or “hello” message to a designated WhatsApp number, after which they will receive a link to be filled out. After successful registration, parents will receive a congratulatory message via mobile or email from the Chief Minister. During the enrollment process, parents will provide information regarding their preferences for species, number of plants, and location. Based on this information, the Forest Department will contact the parents during the favorable plantation season or the “Santati Saptah” in July.
mero rukh mero santati pahal
Reinforcing the bond between nature and local communities, a small Himalayan state in India, Sikkim, has taken up a novel initiative to reinforce this timeless association.Under the government-monitored programme “Mero Rukh Mero Santati” (MRMS) (My Tree My Child), 100 trees will be planted for every newborn baby in Sikkim, one of the first such programmes in the Eastern Himalayas.
“This initiative aims to reinforce the age-old bond of our society with nature. It aims to co-create an ecosystem where both the tree and the child are able to reach towards a brighter tomorrow that promises vitality, health and happiness,” says Pradeep Kumar, the Secretary of the State Forest Department.
To ground this voluntary initiative, various departments of the state government will converge to felicitate seamless service to new parents right from enrolment to planting and aftercare.
“ASHA, Anganwadi workers, gram panchayats, urban local bodies and department staff will felicitate the onboarding of parents,” says Mr Kumar.An idea conceptualised by the state’s Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay), he has urged parents of newborn babies to take up this voluntary initiative.