Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government has bagged a World Bank project to conserve environment and reduce water and air pollution in the state.
 
The project would cost Rs 1,155 crore, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said at a public meeting at Tauni Devi in Hamirpur district.
 
He said environment protection was top priority of his government and urged the people to help the administration in this regard.

Dhumal said planting trees and ensuring their survival would go a long way in increasing the green cover.

(Agencies)

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