MMRDA Claims They Have Planted Over 51,151 tress around Mumbai

The tree plantation drive had started from August.

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Due to the ongoing Metro project across Mumbai, many trees have been cut and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has recently assured its citizens that they have replanted over 51,151 tress around Mumbai. 

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The plantation of these saplings had started from August and MMRDA officials and Thane's Tree Authority stated that they have planted trees in Kalyan, Titwala and Shilfata. According to the officials, the cost of planting each tree is up to ₹5900 which includes the conservation cost of it for five years. 

The tree varieties include Bakul, Neem, Pimpal, Vad, Shiso, Tamhan etc. MMRDA spokesperson stated that they are very sensitive towards cutting trees, however, they cannot overlook the environmental advantages of the Metro project.  

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