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MoU signed between NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH for Rudraksh Plantation in Uttarakhand

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As an initiative towards a greener ecosystem in Ganga Basin, a (MoU) was signed between Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), and for taking up a project of 'Plantation of Rudraksh Trees in Uttarakhand' under the 'Namami Gange' Programme.

While the project aims at planting 10,000 Rudraksh trees in the catchment area of in Uttarakhand in association with the local community and other stakeholders, it will also help in generating income for people residing in those areas.

While signing the MoU on Tuesday, NMCG said, "The aims at providing comprehensive and for a cleaner ecosystem along the stretch of 97 towns and 4,465 villages on the Ganga stem. The afforestation drive and the will go hand in hand."

"While the government of is spearheading the project, a public-private partnership provides the initiative with a much-needed impetus," he further said.

The tripartite MoU was signed in the presence of NMCG Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, (Projects) and other officials from HCL Foundation, and NMCG.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 14:01 IST