Sankalp Parva | UPSC

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Sankalp Parva UPSC

Sankalp Parva | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

On the call of Prime Minister, Culture Ministry to  celebrate “Sankalp Parva” to plant trees from 28th June to 12 July 2020

      WHY IN NEWS:

Culture Minister urges all to participate in the Sankalp parv and plant trees to create healthy environment in our country

MINISTRY? :-Ministry of Culture
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 1 : Festivals : Culture

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS the whole idea is afforestation and it is a plantation drive . Go through the ministry , aim and significance of this programme .

      ISSUE: 

Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has called for planting at least five trees either in Office campus or wherever it is possible, to ensure clean and healthy environment of the country.

“SANKALP PARVA” :

AIM

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism called for successful organizing of “Sankalp Parva” and plant trees as desired by our Prime Minister.

TIMELINE

Ministry of Culture has decided to celebrate Sankalp Parva from 28th June to 12 July 2020

PLANTATION DRIVE

With that being said, Ministry expects all its Subordinate Offices, Academies, Attached Institutions, Affiliated Institutions to plant trees in its campus or at the surroundings wherever it is possible.

  Ministry of Culture recommends to plants five trees which have been identified by our Prime Minister and which represent the herbal heritage of our country.

These trees are :

(i) “Bargad”

(ii) “Awla”

(iii) “Pepal”

(iv) “Ashok”

(v) “Bel”.

If sapling of these trees are not available then people may do plantation of any other sapling of their choice.

SIGNIFICANCE

  • Organizations must ensure that each employee should plant at least one tree of his/her choice and over and above these five trees which should be planted as per the call of thePrime Minister.

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The Institutions must also ensure that the employee takes care of plant planted by them during the year so that it survives and flourishes .

  • We have seen the importance of clean and healthy environment during this Pandemic and we are proud of our Herbal Wealth which has enough strength to enable us to sail through safely in the period of Pandemic.

PARTICIPATION
The ministry has urged all to participate in the Sankalp Parv and share the photo of plantation with #संकल्पपर्व #SankalpParv with Ministry of Culture.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

Monsoon season has started , which is right time for plantation.

  TEAM IASbhai urges everybody to participate in this Sankalp Parv and plant and take care of at least one plant, so we can create healthy environment and a flourishing “Bharat”.

     SOURCES:PIB | Sankalp Parva | UPSC

 

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