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Additional PS to PM led tree plantation drive of NBCC & RWA (NMB)

By IndianMandarins- 05 Aug 2018


Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Dr P K Mishra and a host of senior Government functionaries, on August 05, joined hands for a plantation drive, a joint initiative of RWA and NBCC, for enhancing green cover at New Moti Bagh (NMB) residential colony developed by NBCC (India) Ltd.


“With this drive today, we have achieved our target of planting 3,200 trees this monsoon at NMB. All these trees are upwards of 5 feet each,” NBCC CMD Dr Anoop Kumar Mittal said.


He further added that till date, approx 12,500 trees have been planted in the 113-acre campus which boasts of a green cover of upwards of 70 percent. NBCC was initially given a permit to cut 181 trees for redevelopment of the colony.


As part of ongoing green initiative, NBCC has conducted plantation drives across its project sites throughout the country. In its Kidwai Nagar re-development project NBCC planted over 10 times of what it had to cut. In NIA office complex in Guwahati NBCC planted approx 2,000 trees. It may be mentioned that during this monsoon season NBCC planted approx. 23,865 trees across the country.


While conducting the plantation drive in New Moti Bagh Dr Mittal stressed that redevelopment activities have to be undertaken in Delhi to ensure that the city is ready for the next 100-200 years    

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