of Ahmedabad Narendra Modi StadiumOne lakh tree was planted today. This is the millionth tree BCCIIt was planted by Jai Shah, Honorary Secretary and President of Asian Cricket Council.
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In fact, the Indian cricket organization BCCI announced during the last IPL tournament that for every dot ball thrown during the entire tournament, BCCI will plant 500 trees. A total of 294 dot balls were hit during the last IPL and on account of that BCCI has to plant 1,74,000 trees. In the same order, today on September 28, Jai Shah planted one lakh tree in Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium. When the BCCI made this announcement during the IPL about the environment of the country and the world, it won the hearts of many cricket fans and environmentalists. And now the cricket body is actually doing that.
An inspiring green move by BCCI secretary @JayShah ! Jay planted hundred-thousandth tree at #NarendraModiStadium in Ahmedabad as part of BCCI’s commitment to plant 500 trees for every dot ball bowled during the last IPL season. Total target is to plant 147000 trees as 294 dot… pic.twitter.com/BcMDeNMZbs
— Nirnay Kapoor (@nirnaykapoor) September 28, 2023
Meanwhile, during today’s program at Narendra Modi Stadium, Jai Shah, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, UNICEF Ambassador Smriti Mandhana and other dignitaries launched an initiative called ‘Criiio 4 Good’ under which children are imparted various training.
I am delighted to announce the launch of ‘Criiio 4 Good’, an innovative initiative by the @ICC and @UNICEF promoting gender equity and vital life skills through cricket. UNICEF Ambassador @mandhana_smriti led the way at Narendra Modi Stadium, teaching the first modules to over… pic.twitter.com/ozq39K2eXM
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 28, 2023