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- On June 28, 2022, Additional Chief Secretary, Forest and Climate Change Subrata Sahu gave instructions to all the Collectors and Forest Divisional Officers of the state regarding all necessary preparations for the inauguration of 'Krishna Kunj' in the urban bodies in August.
- Significantly, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has made an announcement regarding the development of 'Krishna Kunj' by planting trees in the urban areas of the state. In the coming August, 'Krishna Kunj' will be inaugurated simultaneously on the scheduled date (on the day of Krishna Janmashtami).
- In all the urban bodies of Chhattisgarh, 'Krishna Kunj' will be developed by planting life useful trees of cultural importance in at least one acre of land.
- These include Mango, Tamarind, Ganga Tamarind, Jamun, Plum, Ganga Ber, Mulberry, Tendu, Char, Pomegranate, Sycamore Catha, Kadamba, Peepal, Neem, Banyan, Acacia, Palash Guava, Cilantro, Bel and Amla species for planting has been included.
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