GDA plants over 1 lakh plants in one day

Photo: CitySpidey
Posted: Aug 09, 2019

To mark the occasion of 77th century of Quit India Movement, the state government is planning to create a world record by planting 22 crore saplings in a day. To make it happen, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched ‘Vriksharopan Mahakumbh' –a mega greenery drive on Friday.

Following the same line, the Ghaziabad Development Authority organised a drive with an aim to plant more than 1 lakh plants in all the eight zones it governs in the city.

Here is a glimpse of the event.

Caption:  5000 saplings and shrubs were planted on the roadsides of a newly built road near the proposed cricket stadium at Raj Nagar Extension.

Caption: Plantation drive taking place at Kavi Nagar area of Ghaziabad city.

Caption: More than 5000 saplings were planted in City Forest at Raj Nagar Extension.

TAGS: Plantation drive / Quit India Movement / Ghaziabad Development Authority / Vriksharopan Mahakumbh