HCL inks tripartite MoU for tree plantation exercise

Published: May 15, 2019


NEW DELHI, MAY 15, 2019: THE National Mission for Clean Ganga, HCL Foundation and INTACH today inked an MoU for taking up a project for plantation of Rudraksh trees in the hilly state of Uttarakhand. Such drive is part of a CSR initiative under the Namami Gange Programme. The project aims to plant 10,000 Rudraksh trees in the catchment area of river Ganga in Uttarakhand in association with local community and other stakeholders and it would also help in generating income for people residing in those areas.

The tripartite MoU was signed by representative from HCL Foundation, INTACH and Mr Rozy Agarwal, Executive Director (Finance) from NMCG on 14th May 2019 in the presence of Mr Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General NMCG and Mr G. Ashok Kumar, Executive Director (Projects).

Mr Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, NMCG said that Namami Gange Mission aims at providing comprehensive and sustainable solutions for a cleaner ecosystem along the stretch of 97 towns and 4,465 villages on the Ganga stem and a public-private partnership would provide the initiative a much-needed impetus. He congratulated HCL Foundation and INTACH for coming forward and joining hands with NMCG in this endeavour.