Thane forest department initiates afforestation project

Last Modified: Sun Apr 09 2017 09:19:07 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 07-Feb
    Official launch of an afforestation project called Devrai - an initiative of the Thane forest department in response to a CAG reports revealing a steady depletion in the green cover in the state, particularly Thane.
  • 19 hectares
    of land near the Kalu river in Titwala has been identified. The NGO Paryavaran Dakshata Manch has been enlisted for this project.
  • 7 years
    Duration over which the land would be sufficiently afforested, according to NGO member Sangita Joshi. The land will then be handed over to the forest department.