Readers only offer: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better Home' powerful natural cleaners. Shop Now
X

VIDEO: This 40-Year-Old Autorickshaw Driver has Planted Over 350 Saplings in a Year

Promotion
Ad Banner

Thane-based Purushottamlal Gupta has vowed to reduce air pollution levels by planting saplings and reviving the shrinking green cover in Mumbai. Today, several other rickshaw-drivers have joined him.

Watch his story here:

[embedvideo id=”vKvIrqXarRc” website=”youtube”]

Transcript:

Thane-based Purushottamlal Gupta has vowed to reduce the air pollution levels, by planting saplings & revive the shrinking green cover in the massive concrete-metropolitan Mumbai.

He started his initiative in Jan 2016. Today 40 more rickshaw drivers have joined his cause!

Promotion
Ad Banner

The saplings he planted have a survival rate of 80% and he has now taken up the mission to plant more than 1,500 saplings by mid-2017.

Their movement is called ‘Sadbhavana Hara Bhara Bharat’ & they organise plantation drives every weekend. Gupta spends his monthly income of rs 15,000 on his children’s education & saplings.

Bringing a green change, one sapling at a time!

Like this story? Or have something to share? Write to us: contact@thebetterindia.com, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
NEW: Click here to get positive news on WhatsApp!

Promotion
Ad Banner

Let’s be friends :)
Sign in to get free benefits
  • Get positive news daily on email
  • Join our community of positive ambassadors
  • Become a part of the positive movement
X
Before you go...

We have a favor to ask.

Our teams put in a lot of effort to create the content you love at The Better India.

In return, we would love it if you could help us spread the word about our new range of sustainable home cleaners: The Better Home