World Environment Day 2021 marked the start of BMC’s “Be A Tree Parent MEGA Vriksha Campaign” by K West Ward Asst Commissioner Mr. Vishvas Mote along with Make Earth Green Again MEGA Foundation and Vriksha Nursery to involve societies and residents to adopt tree pits from the 348 locations where trees had fallen post Cyclone Tauktae in K West Ward and replant an identified fast growing native tree species there.
This plantation on June 10th saw the Bakul and Tamhan trees planted beside Sohum Spa at the hands of Assistant Commisioner of Police Shri Jayprakash Bhosle and Senior Inspector Shri Shashikant Mane along with Asst. Commisioner MCGM K-West Ward Shri Vishvas Mote, Anusha Srinivasan Iyer of Make Earth Green Again MEGA Foundation, Shaan Lalwani of Vriksha and Nodal Officer of Be A Tree Parent Shri Yogendra Kachhawa and Municipal Staff of K-West Ward.
The campaign was inaugurated by Hon. MP Smt. Hema Malini and has had plantations by Ranvir Shorey, Haroon Shorey, Anil Kapoor, Amit Behl, Dr. Aneel Kashi Murarka, Saniya Saiyad, Ashnoor Kaur and MLA Shri Ameet Satam among others.