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On Wednesday July 21, plantation of ornamental trees have been carried out in Totokomlen village, Rural Development (RD) Block, Mon district in Nagaland.
It is carried out as a celebration of the 75th Independence Day, during Week 19 of the 75-week long ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Plantation of Ornamental Trees carried out in #Totokomlen village under #Mon District in #Nagaland during Week 19 of 75-week long #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav (#IndiaAt75). Theme for undertaking activities, including IEC, during Week 19 is Social Forestry and Land Reforms in States/UTs. pic.twitter.com/HJsFxOas7I
— Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India (@mopr_goi) July 21, 2021
The theme for undertaking such activities includes the distribution of Information, Education & Communication (IEC), disseminated under the Social Forestry abd Land Reforms in States/Union Territories.
Ornamental plants are plants grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, cut flowers and specimen display. The cultivation of ornamental plants comes under floriculture and tree nurseries, a major branch of horticulture.
‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ (India@75) was inaugurated by the PM Narendra Modi. As per the event, the PM reiterated five pillars i.e. Freedom Struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions at 75 and Resolves at 75 as guiding force for moving forward keeping dreams and duties as inspiration.
He further asserted that Azadi Amrit Mahotsav depicts – elixir of energy of independence. It means elixir of inspirations of the warriors of freedom struggle; elixir of new ideas and pledges and nectar of Aatmnirbharta.