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The Uttar Pradesh state budget for 2024 prioritizes the prevention of forest fires and increasing green cover. The government plans to plant 35 crore saplings for the second consecutive year and aims to raise the state's green cover to 15% by 2030. Additionally, funds have been allocated for an aquarium at Gorakhpur zoo, a night safari in the Kukrail forest area, and the Agra Metro project. The budget also emphasizes the Jal Jeevan Mission and rainwater harvesting.
In Lucknow, a helpline number (0522-2207951) has been launched where information related to forest fire can be reported.
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Published on Feb 04, 2024 07:03 AM IST