Lt Governor begins scientific pruning of old trees and dead branches at Connaught Place

New Delhi, 24 June (H.S.). Delhi Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena started the scientific pruning of dead and dead branches of old trees at Connaught Place early in the morning. On this occasion, President of New Delhi Municipal Council, Vice President Satish Upadhyay and Secretary of Municipal Council were also present. The Lt Governor directed the […]
 


Lt Governor begins scientific pruning of old trees and dead branches at Connaught Place

New Delhi, 24 June (H.S.). Delhi Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena started the scientific pruning of dead and dead branches of old trees at Connaught Place early in the morning. On this occasion, President of New Delhi Municipal Council, Vice President Satish Upadhyay and Secretary of Municipal Council were also present.

The Lt Governor directed the officers present to complete the work of felling of trees in the entire NDMC area within three weeks and ensure that this work is done between 4.00 am to 8.00 am so as not to cause inconvenience to the people and traffic. Don’t be interrupted

Observing the pruning works done by the NDMC officials with the help of special SPPM machine, Saxena personally supervised them and said that such work not only helps the trees to withstand heavy storm and cyclonic winds. But besides giving them a uniform look, their health will also get a boost, which will further add to the beauty of the city.

To the pleasant surprise of the passers-by and early morning walkers at Connaught Place, they said that such pruning was much needed as the branches stuck on the trees were falling continuously even after the recent storms, leaving pedestrians, shopkeepers and posing a danger to visitors. Many of them said that they were seeing such sorting for the first time.

Emphasizing on the importance of scientific pruning of trees, the Lieutenant Governor said that apart from increasing the life span of trees, it will also improve the aesthetic aspect of trees. He further said that the pruning of trees will not only improve the illumination of the roads, but will also eliminate dark roads to ensure the safety of women and hassle free traffic.

He directed the officers to procure the required number of SPMM machines to complete the work on time. Underlining that NDMC should also have its own machines and not rely solely on contractual outsourcing.