Today in New Delhi, India
Oct 16, 2018-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Delhi government plants one million saplings across the city

As part of a mega drive, Delhi government has planted one million saplings across the city in the last three weeks with an aim to increase the green cover from current 20% to national target of 33%.

delhi Updated: Aug 19, 2011 00:48 IST
PTI

As part of a mega drive, Delhi government has planted one million saplings across the city in the last three weeks with an aim to increase the green cover from current 20% to national target of 33%.

Chief minister Sheila Dikshit complemented environment department and other concerned agencies for the drive describing it as a "resounding success".

The government had launc-hed the scheme last month to plant one million saplings in cooperation with NGOs, industry chambers, government agencies RWAs and citizens.

First Published: Aug 19, 2011 00:46 IST