Brillion Tree Plantation Project Profile

The “Billion Tree Plantation” Project of Green India Trust development strategy strives to significantly improve plant production, well-being and income while strengthening the ecological resilience and integrity of the planting environment rather than contributing to its resource exhaustion.

The “Billion Tree Plantation” Project of Green India Trust creates a dynamic new partnership that forges a high level of human and institutional capacity to work collaboratively to implement ecological farming and participatory processes to increase food and livelihood security.

The “Billion Tree Plantation” Project of Green India Trust identified four key aims, agreeing that plantations should

  •  Maintain ecosystem integrity.
  •  Protect and enhance high conservation values.
  •  Be developed through effective stakeholder involvement processes.
  •  Contribute to economic growth and employment.

The “Billion Tree Plantation” Project of Green India Trust wants to see plantations that:

  •  Are designed and managed in cooperation with local people and all those affected, treating them as equal partners.
  •  Respect and strengthen people’s rights to land and resources
  •  Bring income and jobs, for example as managers, harvesters and sub-contractors
  •  Support local needs, aspirations and well-being Contribute to communities’ economic and social development.

the billion-tree plantation (Or  One Billion Tree Plantation) efforts towards environment protection reducing GHG, Carbon persistence as a mitigation measure, is one and only such a huge project in India and it is one of the largest projects of GIT to plant long-life tree saplings mainly and primarily over the coastal belts, seashores, agro-lands (vulnerable to sea waves/tides/tsunami/tides), road sides, school/college courtyards/campuses, Govt. Offices, Revenue hillocks, Revenue Waste lands, CPRs, Semi-forests, open lands (Govt. and Pvt.) with involvement of communities, CBOs, NGOs, and school/college children etc. It also conducts many awareness creation, training, debate, educative, mobilizing activities and thus the proposed project will have the following major components.

  • Awareness Creation and Capacity Building.
  • Formation of Community Structures.
  • Nursery Development and Planting Materials.
  • Procurement of quality saplings and stems.
  • Minor and necessary WRD and SMS activities.
  • Plantation and Nurturing of Saplings-(Plantation).
S.No. Years Plants Survival rate
1 2009 5000 50
2 2010 56648 70
3 2011 286240 60
4 2012 437974 70
5 2013 200529 70
6 2014 37731 60
7 2015 2061326 60
8 2016 54276 50
9 2017-2019 In this survey,all the volunteers from 83 villages participated that includes entire coastal belt of Bay of Bengal
TOTAL 31,34,724
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