On Sunday 21st July 2019 Green Goa Initiative volunteers conducted largest tree plantation drive all over Goa. The drive was conducted in all 12 Talukas of Goa. Green Goa initiative is an environment initiative by NGO Revolutionary Goans to trackele climate change and pollution. Green Goa initiative works in the field of tree plantation to increase green cover, water conservation, solar power generation and waste management.
“Revolutionay Goans volunteers are enthusiast, have long term vision and deep love for the mother land Goa in their hearts. Green Goa initiative is the need of the hour for Goa. Our revolutionaries from all over Goa have worked day and night to make this happen” said Manoj Parab CEO and Founder of Revolutionay Goans. The slogan of their tree plantation drive is “From Pollution to Oxygen”.
People and groups from all walks of life have shown their interest in plantation drive. Green Goa initiative also displayed communal harmony among various religious groups. The churches and temples offered their land for the plantation drive. Dramapur Navelim church group came forward to create the cashew garden via plantation drive. They say that future generation should also enjoy cashew forest how we enjoyed in our childhood.
Various schools also participated in the plantation drive. The students and children showed interest in tree plantation for their future. Village groups and communidade groups were also a part of plantation group. Youth and cultural groups also participated in tree plantation group.
Revolutionay Goans team has offered thanks to all participants, forest depart, agriculture department, communidade, churches, temples, schools and youth group all over Goa who participated in the drive. The organizers of the event were Aditya Dessai, Gauresh Gaonkar, Johnson Vaz, Viresh Borkar, Brendan Fernandes, Pravin Halarnkar and Vishvesh Naik.