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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