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With 500 saplings, green dreams bloom near Vasna

DNAHM122125 | 7/12/2018 | Author : Gargi Raval | WC :305

Trees are essentially nature's gift to mankind. Realising this, Ahmedabad Forest Department, an NGO, and some volunteers have begun a process to convert a barren land of around one lakh square metre into a green belt. About 500 tree saplings will be planted in this space, starting this Sunday.
"To combat pollution and deforestation, the forest department and some volunteers have initiated the process of tree plantation. We have started working to develop an urban forest," said Dinesh Kumar Gautam, Managing Trustee, Drishti Foundation Trust.
"As the city is gradually turning into a concrete jungle, we want to grow a green-rich space to maintain the biodiversity. The land near Vasana barrage has been barren for lo
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