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Delhi approves tree transplantation policy, smog tower in Connaught Place

Addressing an online media briefing here, he said the Cabinet has also approved a proposal to install a ''smog tower'' in Delhi''s Connaught Place to deal with air pollution

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Delhi government | smog | connaught place

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Arvind Kejriwal
The government has sanctioned Rs 20 crore, and the tower will come up in 10 months, the chief minister said, claiming that it will also be the first of its kind in the world.

The Delhi Cabinet on Friday approved a tree transplantation policy to preserve the trees in the capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here.

Addressing an online media briefing, he said the Cabinet has also approved a proposal to install a 'tower' in Delhi's to deal with

The government has stationed Rs 20 crore, and the tower will come up in 10 months, the chief minister said, claiming that it will be the first of its kind in the world.

Under the tree transplantation policy, agencies concerned will have to transplant 80 per cent of the trees affected by their projects to a new location, he said.

Kejriwal said that a dedicated tree transplantation cell would be set up by the government under the new policy.

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First Published: Fri, October 09 2020. 22:21 IST
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