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Have you been to Piplantri village, Rajasthan? The village that celebrates the birth of every girl child by planting 111 trees

Posted Date : 26 Jul 2022 Posted By : Manjeet Thakur

In a developing country like India we actually run over such news like killing of girl child, in some villages still this tradition of killing a girl child is continuing. 
Today, we will recount one story and you will feel pleased with that, it’s a story of one village of Rajasthan named Piplantri where girls not thought as a burden to the family but rather they commend the birth of a girl child by planting around 111 plants.
This glorious village is Piplantri in the Rajsamand district of southern Rajasthan where individuals commend the introduction of each girl child by planting 111 saplings. With this drive, the village is effectively raising a change. They are not just planting trees and acquiring the green cover but in addition engaging the girl children. 
The Piplantri village people ensure that caring for the trees is as significant as the daughters. And in fact, they have been doing this for the last 15 years and have set a beautiful example for the entire nation to follow. Presently, more than million trees have been planted in the village over the last six years.

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In a developing country like India we actually run over such news like killing of girl child, in some villages still this tradition of killing a girl child is continuing. 
Today, we will recount one story and you will feel pleased with that, it’s a story of one village of Rajasthan named Piplantri where girls not thought as a burden to the family but rather they commend the birth of a girl child by planting around 111 plants.
This glorious village is Piplantri in the Rajsamand district of southern Rajasthan where individuals commend the introduction of each girl child by planting 111 saplings. With this drive, the village is effectively raising a change. They are not just planting trees and acquiring the green cover but in addition engaging the girl children. 
The Piplantri village people ensure that caring for the trees is as significant as the daughters. And in fact, they have been doing this for the last 15 years and have set a beautiful example for the entire nation to follow. Presently, more than million trees have been planted in the village over the last six years.

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How it all started?

Villager’s former sarpanch Shyam Sundar Paliwal is the man behind the beginning of this drive. He began the scheme in 2006 in the affectionate memory of his daughter Kiran, who died at a young age. Aside from sustaining saplings, the parents are made to sign an oath promising that they will not marry off their daughters before the legal age of 18 years and they will not practice female foeticide.

Villager’s former sarpanch Shyam Sundar Paliwal is the man behind the beginning of this drive. He began the scheme in 2006 in the affectionate memory of his daughter Kiran, who died at a young age. Aside from sustaining saplings, the parents are made to sign an oath promising that they will not marry off their daughters before the legal age of 18 years and they will not practice female foeticide.

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Truly a beautiful initiative by the Panchayat of the village

Not exclusively are trees planted when a girl child is conceived but the Panchayat collects around Rs. 10,000 from the parents, Rs. 31,000 from Bhamashahs and givers/donors are undeniably collected. Then this Rs. 41,000 fixed deposit is made. 
The Panchayat will keep a record of it and when the FD stays in salvageable shape until the girl turns 18 years old. The girl’s guardian is required to sign this promising letter and course of action will be taken for her education. In this letter it is additionally mentioned that the girl can be married only at the age of 18 years. No family members should be involved in killing of girl child and they should take care of the plant which they have planted during the birth of their girl child.

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Not exclusively are trees planted when a girl child is conceived but the Panchayat collects around Rs. 10,000 from the parents, Rs. 31,000 from Bhamashahs and givers/donors are undeniably collected. Then this Rs. 41,000 fixed deposit is made. 
The Panchayat will keep a record of it and when the FD stays in salvageable shape until the girl turns 18 years old. The girl’s guardian is required to sign this promising letter and course of action will be taken for her education. In this letter it is additionally mentioned that the girl can be married only at the age of 18 years. No family members should be involved in killing of girl child and they should take care of the plant which they have planted during the birth of their girl child.

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The star village as designated by Earth Day Network-India

The advantages of conserving trees are phenomenal. Trees provide food, energy and pay to assist networks with accomplishing long haul monetary and ecological manageability. Trees also channel the air and assist with turning around the effects of climate change. In only one year, an experienced verdant tree produces as much oxygen as 10 individuals breathe in.
The villagers of Piplantri plant 111 trees each time a girl child is conceived. The community guarantees these trees make due and develop as do the girls. Earth Day Network-India perceives Piplantri village in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, India, as the main Earth Day Network Star Village. Piplantri has been a glad promoter and ambassador of eco-women's liberation.
Earth Day Network is focused on working on the common climate by planting trees across the globe. Starting around 2010, Earth Day Network has planted tens of millions of trees through The Canopy Project. Utilizing agro forestry and tree care training, The Canopy Project engages residents and associations to conserve, fix and reestablish tree cover on their properties. Earth Day Network-India sent off the Earth Day Network Star Village drive on October 22 to check six months before Earth Day's 50th anniversary on April 22, 2020. Earth Day Network's objective for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020 was to plant 7.8 billion trees, one for each individual on earth. 

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The advantages of conserving trees are phenomenal. Trees provide food, energy and pay to assist networks with accomplishing long haul monetary and ecological manageability. Trees also channel the air and assist with turning around the effects of climate change. In only one year, an experienced verdant tree produces as much oxygen as 10 individuals breathe in.
The villagers of Piplantri plant 111 trees each time a girl child is conceived. The community guarantees these trees make due and develop as do the girls. Earth Day Network-India perceives Piplantri village in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, India, as the main Earth Day Network Star Village. Piplantri has been a glad promoter and ambassador of eco-women's liberation.
Earth Day Network is focused on working on the common climate by planting trees across the globe. Starting around 2010, Earth Day Network has planted tens of millions of trees through The Canopy Project. Utilizing agro forestry and tree care training, The Canopy Project engages residents and associations to conserve, fix and reestablish tree cover on their properties. Earth Day Network-India sent off the Earth Day Network Star Village drive on October 22 to check six months before Earth Day's 50th anniversary on April 22, 2020. Earth Day Network's objective for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020 was to plant 7.8 billion trees, one for each individual on earth. 

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