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Under SCM 15 lakh trees being planted in Srinagar

Srinagar: Under Smart City Mission (SMC), 15 lakh trees will be planted in Srinagar during the next three years jointly by Urban Forestry Division (UFD) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and other departments, officials said.

They said 15 lakh trees to be planted in Srinagar in three year—One Soul One Tree. A tree will be planted for every resident of Srinagar, they added.

For this an elaborate Urban Plantation Master Plan is being devised and put in place. Avenue Plantation, Green Spaces and nearly 60 lush green parks are being set up.

They said Under Smart Cities Mission, Srinagar has taken up a target of planting 5 lakh plants this year. They added that Srinagar Smart City Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) aimed at transforming Srinagar into a futuristic smart city.

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