The officials misappropriated the money meant to plant cashew trees. No foolproof measures were taken by the officials to safeguard the plantation from adverse external factors, Pani claimed.
The Delhi government will launch a 15-day mega plantation drive on July 11 to further increase the green cover in the capital, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.
The dispute over the land had reached the court in 2002 with six beneficiaries of the scheme seeking intervention against encroachment proceedings along with fine.
Because of the fall in Tamil Nadu, south India's production dipped to 67.74 mkg from 73.06 mkg in January-April 2021, marking a loss of 5.32 mkg or 10.35 per cent.
A total of 224 km length of Central Median plantation and shrubs and 1,276.46 km length of avenue plantation will be provided under the programme.
Infected palms die in four months, symptoms had stumped farmers for eight months in the two districts
This apart, the civic body has developed ‘mini forests’ by planting about 8,000 additional trees at 17 places last year.
Nagi Reddy said bamboo plant is a crucial element in the balance of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere.
4,000 tonnes of fruit decaying in farms with no takers, pushing 80 per cent of growers into dept trap with no support from state govt
Medical Superintendent of the hospital Prof Pusparaj Samantasinhar said the hospital is trying to extend cutting edge treatment to the people of the State at an affordable cost.
It also asked the government to bring down the number of saplings to be planted for every tree felled from 10 to 2.
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.
Chami Murmu plants saplings and helps women earn a living using trees, by Mukesh Ranjan
Once it becomes fully operational, its Hyderabad facility will produce 1.2 million stents and two million catheters per year.
Green agencies of all 19 depts concerned to be involved; process set to begin in July