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Urban Plantation Scheme – A Unique Concept

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Bhubaneswar: This scheme started during the year 2007-08. The Odisha Forest Development Corporation has prepared a Scheme under the above component for tall tree planting in & around Bhubaneswar City Areas. Subsequently, this scheme covered other cities with aim to increase tree cover and to combat heat pressure in summer.

Urban-PlantationAround 8.83 lakhs tall sapling have been planted/distributed in urban areas like Sambalpur, Bolangir, Anugul, Talcher, Kanhia, Cuttack, Choudwar, Berhampur, Baripada and Balasore etc with a budget provision of Rs. 1454.97 lakhs during 2012-13.

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