Forest to be developed alongside Buddha Nullah in Ludhiana

Forest to be developed alongside Buddha Nullah in Ludhiana

Tribune Information Service

Harshraj Singh

Ludhiana, Might 17

After the demarcation of the Drainage Division’s land and elimination of encroachments, tree saplings will likely be planted for forestation alongside the Buddha Dariya (Buddha Nullah) exterior the MC limits by the Forest Division and underneath MGNREGA.

Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik carried out a gathering with officers of the Forest Division, Drainage Division, MC and different departments involved relating to the plan to develop the forest alongside the Buddha Dariya on Tuesday.

Surabhi Malik stated the Drainage Division is getting the demarcation of land alongside the Buddha Dariya carried out. The division can also be getting some obstructions eliminated.

She stated the Forest Division would plant saplings on the land alongside the Buddha Dariya as it can additionally strengthen the banks and keep away from encroachments. The plantation may also be carried out underneath MGNREGA too, she added.

A Buddha Nullah Job Drive member, Col (retd) Jasjit Singh Gill, had earlier instructed creating the forest space alongside the Buddha Nullah after elimination of encroachments. He was current through the assembly immediately. He claimed that a big space alongside the Buddha Nullah can also be underneath encroachment. He claimed that round 2 lakh tree saplings might be planted on either side of the Buddha Nullah’s 34-km-long stretch exterior the MC’s jurisdiction.

The fencing will likely be put in on vacant land alongside the nullah after demarcation. Divisional Forest Officer Harbhajan Singh stated after the demarcation of the land alongside the Buddha Nullah, will probably be used for forestation. As soon as the demarcation of the vacant land is completed, they may get to know what number of saplings might be planted there, he added.

Govt Engineer of the Drainage Division Harjot Singh Walia was current through the assembly.

The tree saplings plantation mission was earlier speculated to be launched by GLADA final yr however the plan was later modified.

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