Uttar Pradesh to make colonies greener

July 10th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to undertake a sapling plantation drive in residential colonies in various districts to develop the colonies as eco-friendly areas, an official said Thursday. State Urban Development Minister Naseemudin Siddiqui has given instructions to district development authorities to carry out the plantation drive.

Confirming the report, Lucknow Development Authority secretary M.P. Mishra said, “We have been instructed to initiate the plantation drive on a massive scale in our housing colonies.”

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