Blue Dart Express Ltd plans to plant 111,000 trees in collaboration with Grow-Trees in Kanha–Pench Wildlife corridor. Blue Dart will complete planting these trees in the CY 2020 and these 111,000 trees are likely to offset 2,222,000 kg of carbon per year, on maturity.
The trees being planted include indigenous species, such as tamarind, shisham (North Indian Rosewood), siras (frywood), teak wood, karanj (Indian Beech), custard apple, ber (Indian plum), Kateswari (red silk cotton), kashid (yellow cassia), wood apple, and amla (Indian gooseberry). Preserving the ecosystem around this reserve, rebuild wildlife habitats and supporting tribal communities along with aiding in increasing the forest reserve in the country are some of the objectives behind these plantation drives.
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