Pune GREEN BELT: TERI report comes fortnight after nod for four per cent development

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NEW DELHI: The Capital is all set to get greener with the State Environment Department aggressively starting work on its new city forest at Jaitpur in South-West Delhi.

Seven months after the plantation of fully-grown trees

Himanshu Kaushik, TNN, Jul 28, 2010, 12.26am IST

AHMEDABAD: Through the Green Ahmedabad campaign, the city aims to set a new record when over 25,000 volunteers will plant seven lakh saplings in a single day on July 31.

Earlier, the city was hoping to break the record set by Khemaru village in Dungarpur, Rajasthan, where 300 volunteers had planted 6.11 lakh saplings in a single day.

NEW DELHI: A reforestation drive to revive the Jahanpanah City Forest of South Delhi was launched by Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken on Sunday.

Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has green designs for the city this monsoon and will initiate a plantation drive from July 10. The parks and garden department of AMC will be planting 2.9 lakh trees in different parts of the city. Deputy municipal commissioner and incharge of parks & garden, SK Langa said,

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To keep the Capital

Ahmedabad: In a bid to make the newly-constructed BRTS route from Narol to Naroda Patia green, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has budgeted Rs 24 lakh. Saplings will be planted on BRTS median and traffic island on the route.
Recently, AMC floated tenders for 60,511 sq metre of area on BRTS route from Narol-Naroda expressway junction-Viratnagar-Naroda Patia. According

Pune One of the major environmental problems faced in urban India is cutting down of trees and for the construction activities in the cities, trees are being felled in an an alarming rate,said Madhav Gadgil, eminent ecologist and member of National Advisory Council, Prime Minister

Pune The Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) has organised a state-level seminar on 'sustainable urbanisation -cities in a changing climate' on World Environment Day (June 5 and 6).