There are 438 Trees that need to be cut For Delhi Power Grid Project.
The Delhi government has granted permission for the transplanting and felling of 399 trees in Maharani Bagh and 192 trees in Dwarka for the construction of Loop In and Out (LILO) circuits of 400 KV transmission lines.
According to a notification issued by the environment department on July 30, 299 trees will be felled and 100 will be transplanted for the construction of the LILO circuit of the 400-KV Mandola-Bawana transmission line at the Maharani Bagh substation, in front of the Sarai Kale. . Khan ISBT.
Up to 139 trees will be felled and 53 will be transplanted for the construction of the LILO circuit of the Bamnauli-Jhatikara 400-KV transmission line in Dwarka, a separate notice reads.
The department has asked the user agency, Power Grid Corporation India Limited (PGCIL), to transplant the 100 trees from the Maharani Bagh site to the area adjacent to NH-24 on the eastern bank of the Yamuna and the 53 trees in Dwarka to a nearby area. site.
As a compensatory planting, the user agent has been asked to plant 3,990 young trees of Neem, Amaltas, Peepal, Pilkhan, Gular, Bargad, Desi Kikka, Arjun, along with other native species, in the Yamuna floodplains.
The northern division of the forestry department will plant another 1,920 saplings on 2.41 hectares of land in the Yamuna floodplains near the CPWD office, using the security amount of Rs 1.09 million deposited by PGCIL.
Compensatory planting must take place within three months of issuance of the permit for tree removal, the department said.
“Tree transplantation will begin immediately after the permit is granted and must be completed no later than three months, after which a completion report must be submitted to the Tree Officer. Tree transplant spacing must not be less at four meters (point to point) at the transplant site, “read the notifications.
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