12 May 2020 | TNN

In the midst of the tall office buildings, apartment complexes, and ongoing construction projects, it is difficult to find areas of greenery in Gurgaon

Amid the high-rise office buildings, towering apartment complexes and sprawling construction sites, green pockets are hard to find in Gurgaon, a New Delhi suburb that is home to the back-office operations of some of the world’s biggest companies. So the local government, private companies and citizens have banded together to plant a million trees. Gurgaon has expanded more than 70 percent over the last decade alone as a result of the breakneck pace of construction; the million-tree plan would require setting aside almost 3,500 acres of land. The government of Haryana State is providing the swaths of property.

Published by: New York Times


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