Rajasthan Royals to plant 1mn saplings as part of Go Green initiative
Bengaluru, April 16 - Taking a cue from the Go Green initiative of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Rajasthan Royals will also be supporting the cause of the movement by planting one million saplings across the state of Rajasthan and contribute its bit to the environment, it was announced on Sunday.
This initiative will be undertaken in association with the Government of Rajasthan and other NGOs.
Ranjit Barthakur, Executive Chairman, Rajasthan Royals, speaking on the Go Green initiative of Royal Challengers Bangalore, said, "The relentless Go-Green approach of RCB has brought together great changes in common perceptions. This environment is ours. The pillar of social responsibility is directly entwined with environmental sustainability.
"We are thankful to Amrit Thomas and RCB for having chosen RR for their annual Go Green match."
According to information, RCB and their skipper Virat Kohli presented their sapling to RR captain Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday. This ceremony marked the beginning of a new initiative to be taken by Rajasthan Royals where its team will start planting saplings across the periphery of its fortress, Sawai Mansingh stadium followed by various locations across the state of Rajasthan.