As a result of increasing urbanization and population explosion the casualty has become the environment. But due to indiscriminate felling of trees extensive damage is done to the environment.
Despite various efforts at both government and non-government agencies for afforestation the effort has not paid off due to non-involvement of the people. Thus the organization is taking care to involve people in protecting what ever forest is left out.
UNMESH raised a nursery in the project area and around 5,000 saplings, mainly horticultural were distributed to the targeted families for backyard plantation.
In the period of reporting a school environment awareness program was conducted to spread the message of environment protection among the school children in Talajunga of Puri Sadar Block. The school children are given environment education at a very young age so that they can practice and make it a habit to protect the precious environment.