Tree Plantation Drive at Leisure Valley, Sector-51

Chandigarh, 8th August 2019:

A tree plantation drive was undertaken on today by the Engineering Department at Leisure Valley, Sector-51, Chandigarh wherein Sh. Manoj Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator U.T. was the Chief Guest and Sh. Ajoy Kumar Sinha, Finance Secretary was Guest of Honour.

All the officers and members of Resident Welfare Association planted saplings during this drive.  The Chief Engineer-cum-Spl. Secy. (Engg.) explained that these saplings were planted in lieu of 541 trees, which are likely to be axed on account of construction of Fly over at Tribune Chowk and 25 trees are to be re-transplanted.  There is a proposal for planting 2799 saplings in lieu of trees to be axed at various locations.  The drive began by planting saplings today at Leisure Valley, Sector-51 wherein 787   saplings will be planted. Thereafter, 958 saplings at Palm Garden, Sector 42, 4811 saplings at Garden of Spring, Sector 53 and 643 at Purv Marg will also planted in future.       

Sh. Mukesh Anand, Chief Engineer-cum-Spl. Secy. (Engg.), Members of Resident Welfare Association were also present at this occasion. 

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