Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation to buy special machines to transplant trees
| Tuesday | 8th January, 2019
If things go according to plan, the city will get its first tree spade this year.“Bhubaneswar is now a Smart City.
A number of trees will be felled in the process, resulting in loss of greenery.
At present, such machines are in use in cities such as Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata.Before the civic body, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) had adopted a process to transplant trees in the city but that was more conventional.
In this method, it takes a day to translocate one tree; with the help of the tree spade, at least six trees can be replanted in a day.“We are deliberating on the proposal.
It consists of a number of blades that uproot a tree by digging into the ground.
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