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Vardhan urges people to undertake 'greed good deeds' to protect environment

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

minister Sunday said the entire world is concerned about the dangers posed by and climate change, and urged people to undertake "green good deeds" to protect the

Launched by the Ministry last year, the 'Green Good Deeds' campaign -- aimed at protecting the environment and promoting healthy living -- mentions a list of 500 activities for protecting the environment.

Addressing a global summit on 'Science, Spirituality, Education and Environment' organised by the Brahma Kumaris at here, Harsh Vardhan, who also holds the science and technology and earth sciences portfolio said the global community has started believing that can provide the right leadership and direction to deal with the challenges of pollution and

"Small behavioural changes and nature-friendly activities can be a great step towards saving the environment. has made great progress in all spheres of science and technology.

"To develop environmental-friendly values, both science and spirituality work together. We must do small greed good deeds, and adopt green good behavior and green good social practices, " he said.

said, "India's original sanskar (culture) is selfless karma yoga, and humanity is the true religion. The eternal powers of truth, honesty, love and compassion, good karma, and God's power lead us to success."

for Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs called for cultivation of clean, positive and healthy thoughts, attitude, conduct and character in order to make our life, environment, nature and society clean, healthy, harmonious and balanced.

He said to achieve this healthy and happy change in society, spiritual education, physical wellness and inner empowerment of every human soul, mind, intellect and sanskars are must.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 20:55 IST
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