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Planted around 2.24 crore plants in last 5 years

 

  • The National Highways Authority of India has planted around 2.24 crore plants in the last 5 years along Highways. 
  • Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said this in a written reply in Rajya Sabha. 
  • He said, to compensate for the ecological loss, median and roadside plantation is being carried out either by the contractor as a scope of agreement or through the Forest Department as deposit work.