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The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched Green Good Deeds campaign.
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The purpose of the people-oriented campaign is to sensitize people and students, in particular about climate change and global warming.
Environment Minister has asked teaching community to join a campaign to sensitise all about climate change and global warming, which he termed was matter of concern for the world.
He also underlined need for ‘Green Sainiks’ on the lines of ‘Polio Sainiks’ to broaden the ‘Green Good Deeds’ campaign and take it to the grassroots level.
The campaign aims to broad its base with involvement of teachers, students and other voluntary organisations.
SOURCE – PIB.