According to sources, the scheme is to be implemented with 60% funding from the Union Government and 40% from the state government.
The move will also help increase green cover and open public space in the city. The initiative will involve identified Mission Shakti groups.
The City forest division will plant 5,000 saplings in Mancheswar range and 7,000 saplings in Phulnakhara.
Senior civic body officials said that Minister KN Nehru has directed steps to increase the city's green cover, following which more plantation drives are being planned.
Olive Ridley Turtles, migratory birds, including herons, sea waders, night herons, and pacific golden plover migrates from the Arctic region during winter.
Settle people's issues at their origin rather than forcing them to visit secretariat for redressal: MK Stalin
Stalin directed authorities to attend to the petitions submitted by the people compassionately and resolve the issues at the earliest.