The Noida Authority is aiming to achieve the goal of sowing 1.5 lakh saplings across the city-- breaking its own record of a single-day afforestation created on August 15 when 1,04,918 saplings were planted, they said.
He said saplings would be planted across 17 locations in the city to mitigate environmental woes.
The varieties include Jamun, Imli (tamarind), Neem, Amla, Peepal, Champa and Lily among many others, he said.
Between April 1 and October 31, the authority planted over two lakh saplings, another official said.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had recently revealed in its monthly report that Noida was the most determined to implement measures to tackle pollution among the five NCR cities including Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurgaon.
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