District Jhajjar organised a large scale plantation drive called Ek Haryali, Anek Khushali Utsav in all its 250 villages and urban areas on August 8, 2016. In two hours from 9.00 am to 11.00 am 2.5 lakh shade-giving, fruit-bearing and timber trees were planted by 12,000 people. The saplings were provided by the forest department and there was special focus on planting trees in schools with children participating in anganwadis and health centres.