Creation of new urban spaces needs to be green and resilient: Puri

By Accommodation Times Bureau


Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said on Sunday said creation of new Urban spaces needs to be green and resilient and stated that development process in Delhi is now being given a green and sustainable direction by the Ministry.

Hardeep Singh Puri, MoHUA, was inaugurating one of function celebrated by Delhi Development Authority (DDA) by a plantation of around 20,000 trees across Delhi today.

Puri reiterated the decision to redevelop the seven GPRA colonies without cutting of trees and assured full commitment and support of the centre for timely completion development projects in Delhi, including  Delhi Metro phase 4.

Acknowledging DDA’s significant role in building, restoring, maintaining and preserving the natural heritage of the city, Puri said that with 783 parks & 6 biodiversity parks covering an extent of 11,000 acres approximately of land under their jurisdiction, DDA is a major owner of green area in Delhi and has been actively promoting the development of Regional parks, City Park, District Parks, Community Parks & Neighbourhood Parks as per norms of Master-Plan.

Puri participated in the tree plantation drive in Dwarka where around 10,000 trees were planted today.


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