New Town to plant 10K trees saplings to increase green cover
| Sunday | 5th July, 2020
Kolkata: To increase green cover the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) started its plantation drive at a function held in New Town on Saturday.
Hidco will plant around 10,000 trees and saplings in July.
Out of 26,000 trees in New Town, over 4,000 trees had been damaged by Amphan.
Hidco decided to plant trees on the plots that have not been utilized so far after taking permission from the allotters.
On Saturday 100 trees were planted on these plots and more will be planted in course of time.