Under a mega plantation drive 10 lakh saplings will be planted across the Delhi city within a span of one-and-half months in cooperation with NGOs, industry chambers, government agencies RWAs and citizens.
The government has already launched a publicity campaign through social networking sites, FM channels and outdoor advertising to make people aware about the campaign.
The Chief Minister Sheila Dixit launched the drive by planting saplings in one hectare area along the Ring Road bypass. Dikshit and a group of school children planted around 2,500 saplings.
The plantation drive with an aim to increase the green cover of Delhi from the current 20 per cent to the national target of 33 per cent by the year 2012.The green area during the last ten years has increased from 26 sq km to more than 300 sq km.
The plantation campaign has been meticulously planned and all government offices and agencies like Delhi Metro, MCD, NDMC, DDA, DTC and PSUs are being involved in this effort.
Officials said "meticulous planning" and elaborate distribution arrangements are being made under which involvement of all the leading industry chambers including CII, FICCI and Assocham are being sought.Various NGOs and RWAs are also being involved to make the programme a success.
As the year 2011 has been declared by the UN General Assembly as the International Year of Forests and the decade as UN Decade on Biodiversity (2011-20) in recognition of the importance of forests.
The government has made arrangements to make free saplings available at 50 Metro stations, 51 selected petrol pumps, 52 CNG filling stations, 10 government offices, Dilli Haat at Pitampura and INA market.
The exact places from where the saplings can be collected could be seen at www.Greenleapdelhi.Com.
All land owning departments like DDA, MCD, NDMC, Delhi Jal Board, Delhi Cantonment Board and Delhi Police have been asked to prepare a plantation schedule for the period.
People would be able to collect saplings from over 150 distribution points in Delhi. Look for the various distribution points as under;
You can contact these DMRC officials for collecting saplings from these metro stations:
1 Dilshad Garden-H.K Bhatnagar-8800793100-North East
2 Mansrover park H.K Bhatnagar 8800793101 North East
3 Shahdara Sanjeev Kumar 8800793103 North East
4 Welcome Sanjeev Kumar 8800793103 North East
5 Shastri Park Sukhdev Sharma 8800793106 North East
6 Pratap Nagar R.S.Mann 8800793110 North
7 Shastri Nagar R.S.Mann 8800793110 North
8 Keshav Puram G.P. Singh 8800793113 North- West
9 Kohat Enclave Avhesh Kumar 8800793115 North- West
10 Pitam Pura Amit Kumar 8800793117 North- West
11 RohiniEast Amit Kumar 8800793118 North- West
12 Rithala M.M.Sharma 8800793120 North- West
13 Jahangirpuri Anil Kumar Yadav 8800793122 North- West
14 Adarsh Nagar Anil Kumar Yadav 8800793122 North- West
15 Azadpur Niranjan 8800793123 North- West
16 Model Town Niranjan 8800793124 North- West
17 Viswavidyalaya Umesh Malik 8800793126 North
18 Jorbagh Dipak Kumar 8800793137 North Delhi
19 Hauz Khas Anil Kumar 8800793141 South
20 Malviya Nagar Anil Kumar 8800793141 South
21 Saket Aswini Kumar 8800793142 South
22 Chhattarpur Uday Kuamr 8800793145 East
23 Preet Vihar Amardeva 8800793201 East
24 Nirman Vihar Amardeva 8800793201 East
25 Mayur Vihar-I K Jackson 8800793164 East
26 Akshardham K Jackson 8800793164 East
27 RK Ashram Marg SP Gupta 8800793170 North Delhi
28 Jhandewalan SP Gupta 8800793171 Central
29 Patel Nagar Ashok Gupta 8800793174 West
30 Shadi Pur Ashok Gupta 8800793175 West
31 Kirti Nagar Rituraj 8800793176 West
32 Moti Nagar Rituraj 8800793177 West
33 Rajouri Garden GK Narayana 8800793179 West
34 Subash Nagar Nagender Prasad 8800793181 West
35 Janakpuri East Mansaram 8800793183 West
36 Uttam Nagar East MS Meel 8800793184 West
37 Dwarka NS Ahluwalia 8800793189 South-West
38 Dwarka Sector - 13 Richa Singh 8800793192 South-West
39 Dwarka Sector - 11 HS Meena 8800793193 South-West
40 Dwarka Sector - 9 Kavita pradhan 8800793195 South-West
41 Dwarka Sector -21 Raghu Yadav 8800793197 South-West
42 Jangpura Khushhal Singh 8800793220 South
43 Lajpat Nagar Khushhal Singh 8800793221 South
44 Kalkaji Mandir Ajay Kumar 8800793225 South
45 Sarita Vihar Anil Omprakash 8800793229 South
46 Badarpur Munni lal Singh 8800793232 South
47 Punjabi Bagh Rajkumari Varma 8800793205 West
48 Madi Pur Rajkumari Varma 8800793207 West
49 Paschim Vihar (East) Kumar Priyadarshi 8800793208 West
50 Peera Garhi Kumar Priyadarshi 8800793210 West
51 Nangloi Pardeep Kumar 8800793213 West
52 Mundka MR Sharma 8800793216 West
Saplings can also be collected from various:
· Retail outlets of BPCL (13)
· Retail outlets of HPCL (13)
· Retail outlets of IOCL (25)
· CNG Filling Stations (52)
· Office of the Divisional Commissioner (10)
and miscellaneous places such as:
· Dilli Haat (both INA & Netaji Subhash Place)
· Garden of Five Senses (Sai Dul Ajaib)
· Coffee Home (Baba Kharak Singh Marg)
· Delhi Jal Board (Jhandewalan)
· Delhi Secretariat