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Environment loving health worker celebrated New Year by planting banyan tree, has planted more than 11 hundred saplings so far

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Environment loving health worker celebrated New Year by planting banyan tree, has planted more than 11 hundred saplings so far

Gariaband. Health workers, who have so far planted more than 1150 saplings to make special occasions memorable, today made the new year memorable by planting a banyan tree with the first rays of the sun. More than 700 saplings planted by him are alive. Rameshchandra Verma, posted as supervisor at Devbhog Community Health Center in Gariaband district, also started this year by planting saplings. Today, with the first ray of the sun, Rameshchandra Verma planted a banyan tree on the banks of the private pond of Anirudh Sahu of Sithlijor. Like always, an oath was also administered to the land owner Anirudh to fulfill the responsibility of taking care of the plant. Environment lover Verma has resolved to plant 101 banyan trees. Till now he has planted 35 banyan trees. 22 of these are safe. Read More – CG NEWS: Action against female employee continuously missing from duty, show cause notice issued

More than 1150 trees have been planted, most of which are alive

55-year-old Rameshchandra Verma, originally from Meghpura in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh, was posted as a health worker in 1998. Seeing the lack of greenery in the area, he started planting trees in 1998. Rameshchandra Verma also planted the first banyan tree at a public place in Sithlijor and kept looking after it himself. Today the tree has grown and the campaign to plant trees is still going on. Be it his own or his son's birthday, New Year or national festival, Rameshchandra plants saplings to make every special day memorable. So far, in more than 20 villages of the block including Khutgaon, Karchia, Tikrapara, Phundelpara, Chichia, Mahulkot, Bhatrabahli, Magarroda, Dhorkot, Seenapali, 950 of Amla, 200 of Jackfruit, 4 of Hibiscus, 4 of Mango, 6 of Ashok, 2 Kanher trees and 35 Banyan trees have been planted.

Plants started surviving due to faith and need.

Verma told that it took 5 years to understand the mentality of the people, hence he started fulfilling their needs by planting trees of religious importance. Amla was planted in the courtyard, flowers were planted in temples and shady plants were planted in public places. exerted by
Also started keeping records of every plant. When we started monitoring them by making them take oath for security and by making constant contact, the results also turned out to be pleasant. Today, in the area, Verma is being known not only as a health worker but also as a protector of the environment, which is important for health.