Delhi News: Paving the way for the construction of a new army building in Delhi


Paving the way for the construction of a new army building in Delhi

Delhi government has given permission for tree transplanting and felling, about 579 trees will be removed

Amar Ujala Office

New Delhi. After the intervention of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a new Sena Bhawan is soon to be built in Delhi Cantt. The Union Department of Defense had sent a proposal to transplant and cut down 579 trees from the construction site. By approving the said proposal, the Chief Minister paved the way for the project.

The Chief Minister has given his approval for the transplanting and felling of 579 trees for the construction of the new Indian Army Headquarters at the Sena Bhawan project site. The ministry wants to develop the site as a state-of-the-art facility for the military. There are some trees that hinder construction of the site. The ministry, through its officials, wrote a letter to the Delhi government asking for permission to move and cut down 579 trees to clear the site. Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai presented this proposal to the Chief Minister. The CM then gave its approval.

Explain that out of the 579 trees, the ministry will transplant 476 trees and cut down 103 trees. 5790 new saplings will be planted within 3 months from the date of issuance of permission to move these trees. The Ministry of Defense is also responsible for maintenance for the next seven years. The proposal includes plants of species like Neem, Amaltas, Peepal, Gular, Banyan, Desi Keekar and Arjun etc. Saplings of 6-8 feet height will be planted on non-forest land.

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