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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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).

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Pune Housing societies come forward to plant saplings and take care of them for 3 years

The initiative of the Pune Municipal Corporation to increase the green cover in the city has picked momentum with many housing societies taking up the scheme of planting saplings in their respective jurisdiction and promising to take care of them for three years.

The civic


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