A plantation drive was organised by environment and sustainability organization Greenubuntu in Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi on 23 July 2023. The initiative was led by the co-founder of greenubuntu Ushi fatma in C1 park, RWA, Safdarjung Development Area (SDA).

“We will continue to work incessantly towards the betterment of the environment and plan to do a number of initiatives in this direction,” said Ushi Fatma, the associate editor and co-founder of greenubuntu.

The plantation drive was aimed at promoting the importance of preserving forests as well as their role in reducing carbon footprint and mitigating global warming. Numerous saplings were planted throughout the park, and they were adding to the natural beauty and lush greenery of the park.

Ushi Fatma, emphasized the role of forests in sustaining life on our planet Earth. She urged people to take responsibility for environmental conservation and sustainablity and she also reiterated the organization’s commitment to ecological well-being.

Muqbil Ahmar, Founder, Greenubuntu was also present on the occasion and had come down from Mumbai to attend the event. Eminent environmentalist Pawan Sinha helped with the logistics so that the event could take place smoothly.

Participation was recorded in big numbers. Since the past few years, several plantation drives, commemorating environmental initiatives, have been organized in the national capital region of Delhi by the volunteers and members of Greenubuntu.

A few days back, a series of initiatives was carried out in Nainital, where a lake cleanup drive was organized by Greenubuntu. This organization has been working for the cause of sustainability and environment since the past seven years. Chief guests, included officials from the Ministry of Environment and Sustainability graced the occasion and did this by planting mango and litchi trees in the vicinity.

The volunteers, especially, were super excited to plant trees like kachnar, mango, jamun, etc. Two litchi plants were brought by Subramanium, the RTL of WHO. The team work and the volunteers added beauty to the park with their sincere efforts towards greenery.

About Ushi Fatma

Author at greenubuntu.com. I am a freelance journalist, environment activist, fashion blogger, and a short film and documentary maker. My association with Taru Mitra, an organisation working hard for the environment in India, taught me the value of nature preservation. I want to make the world a better place for future generations. Being a mother, I know how important it is to do that. I love nature, art and creativity.