NTPC to plant 10 million trees during 2016-17
NTPC has embarked upon accelerated afforestation drive with the State Forest Departments of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra to plant 10 million trees during 2016-17 as per guidance of Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State ( Independent Charge) of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines. This is in tandem with the recently announced Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC-2030) of creating an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through forests and tree cover by 2030.
NTPC has already signed MoUs ( Memorandum of Understanding) with State Forest Departments of Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Karnataka for the accelerated afforestation, others are expected to be signed shortly.
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