Tamil Nadu: According to officials, sign up for free saplings

Farmers encouraged to register on Uzhavan app for free saplings under Tamil Nadu Mission on Sustainable Green Cover in Farmlands . The aim of the program is to raise the income of farmers while increasing the green cover .

COIMBATORE: Farmers are encouraged to register on the Uzhavan app for free saplings under the Tamil Nadu Mission on Sustainable Green Cover in Farmlands, according to the agriculture department.On Friday, district joint director of agriculture R Chithra Devi announced that the distribution of free saplings would begin shortly.Agriculture officers would inspect the farmland and give permission as soon as they were registered, she said.The aim of the program is to raise the income of farmers while increasing the green cover.

Two acres is the maximum amount of land covered by the plan.The farmers will need to supply details such as the survey number of the property, the site where the planting is scheduled, and the Aadhar number.Saplings of teak, red sandal, acacia, vengai, sandal, manjal kadambu, rosewood, malai vembu (melia dubia), mahogany, karumaruthu, poovarasu, neem, pungan, tamarind, maruthamaram, thandrikkai, thoobamaram, murungal maram, cinnamon