Van Mahotsav was started in 1950 by K.M.Munshi, the then Union Minster for Agriculture and Food to create enthusiasm among masses for forest conservation and planting trees. Thereafter, it is celebrated every year by planting saplings, awareness campaigns about benefits and protection of trees etc.


NHPC organized “Van Mahotsav 2022” at Faridabad on 28.09.2022 by undertaking plantation. During the event, plantation of sapling was done by Shri. R.P. Goyal, Director (Finance), NHPC, Shri Biswajit Basu, Director (Projects), NHPC, Dr. Tripta Thakur, Director General (National Power Training Institute), Independent Directors of NHPC, employees and locals. Over 100 nos. saplings of different species such as Teak, Neem, Gulmohar etc. were planted near Gate of NHPC and NPTI Office Complex, Faridabad.