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Uttar Pradesh government to launch a campaign to protect sparrows

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The UP Government announced to conduct campaign at school levels to create awareness about the conservation of birds.The programme will be conducted at primary and secondary schools.

Sparrow Campaign

Features of the programme

  • The event has been named as ‘Gauraiya Diwas’
  • It is planned to be celebrated on March 20 at Janeshwar Mishra park
  • UP chief minister is likely to inaugurate the event
  • On March 14, the students would be administered an oath to conserve plants and trees and make sincere efforts towards conservation of sparrows
  • The students would also be made to take oath to make the state clean and green under ‘CleanUP – Green UP’
  • The students would also be administered an oath not to use plastic and contribute towards protecting the environment
  • Social media will be made use with emphasis on these programmes to create awareness
  • It is also told that persons and forest officials working in the field of sparrow protection would be felicitated with ‘Gauraiya Mittra’ award

Points to know

  • Uttar Pradesh CM– Akhilesh Yadav
  • UP chief secretary– Alok Ranjan