Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme (TBTTP)
The "Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme, Phase-I” is a four-year (2019-2023) project by Government of Pakistan with the total cost of 125.1843 billion. The project is being implemented across Pakistan by the Ministry of Climate Change along with Provincial and territorial Forest and Wildlife departments. The Prime Minister of Pakistan inaugurated this Programme on 2nd September 2018 during "Plant for Pakistan Day".
The overall objective of “Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme” is to revive Forest and Wildlife resources in Pakistan, to improve the overall conservation of the existing Protected Areas; encourage eco-tourism, community engagement and job creation through the conservation.
Achievement and Progress:
Total PSDP amount for forest component is Rs. 109.38 billion while Rs. 15.59 billion is allocated for wildlife component from 2019-2023. PSDP amount released for FY 2019-2020 is Rs 7.5 billion against the requested amount of 15.6 billion, there was financial cut of 52.3% for first FY of the project. The total PSDP amount authorized for CFY (2020-21) is Rs. 4900.00 Million against the requested Rs 23 Billion with financial cut of 78.69%.
91% of hiring of staff for NSSU and RSSU has been completed. The stationing of staff throughout Pakistan for Monitoring and Evaluation of the TBTTP activities is under process.
During the Global COVID-19 pandemic, the Forest and Wildlife Departments provided green jobs through green stimulus to 84,609 daily wagers under Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme. A total plantation target of 430 million was achieved and a total of 1 billion plantation target is set for 30th June,2021.
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