Govt asks civic bodies to earmark green cover at construction sites
The Morning Standard|October 24, 2021
Approval of multiple entry gates becomes major reason for ‘unnecessary’ felling of trees
VATSALA SHRANGI


THE state forest department flagging the issue of large-scale “unnecessary” felling of trees amidst construction projects told the civic bodies to ensure that the building plans sanctioned have all existing trees, located in the construction zone as well as in the set-back area of the plot, be duly marked in the plan itself, said officials.

The department’s south division in an order issued earlier this month raised the issue with the three municipal corporations — South, North and East as well as the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) —the agencies that sanction site plans for construction purposes in the city.

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