NCRTC will plant more than 250K trees along the RRTS corridor from Ghaziabad to Meerut. India News


He said that the aim of this initiative is to contribute to green cover and sustainable environment in line with the global goals of environmental protection.

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Press Trust of India New Delhi

NCRTC will plant more than 250,000 trees along the RRTS corridor from Sahibabad to Shatabdi Nagar in Meerut, a statement said on Wednesday.

It said the initiative aims to contribute to green cover and sustainable environment in line with global goals of environmental protection.

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Half of these saplings are being planted midway under the viaduct along the 48-km long RRTS corridor from Sahibabad to Shatabdi Nagar in Meerut, where more than 95 percent of the tree planting work has been completed.

The remaining half of the saplings have been planted at the RRTS depot in Doha, the statement said.

Plants planted in the median under the viaduct from Doha to Shatabdi Nagar include Bougainvillea, Tacoma, Plumeria alba, Alamanda, Mansava, Jasmine and Madhumalti.

Known for their beautiful flowers, these plants will make the area along the RRTS corridor lush and visually appealing.

About 70-75 species of plants have been planted at the RRTS depot in Doha, including Ficus compacta, Juniperus chinensis, Ficus pandabal, Triangular palm, Silver yucca, Plumeria (Champa), Cantia palm, Terminalia metallica, Golden bamboo. , and include dracaena

Other varieties, it said, include Victoria, Spider Lily, Lantana depressa, Neem, Gulmohar, Altamish, Kitchenar, Ashoka, Kadam, Shisham, Silver Oak, Teak, Kinyar, Tacoma and Bougainvillea.

Designated teams have been deployed for regular maintenance of these plants.

Namo Bharat train operation has started between Moradnagar and Modinagar North, construction of stations ahead of this stretch is progressing rapidly. Additionally, construction work on the corridor from Shatabdi Nagar to Modipuram is progressing rapidly, and once this section is ready, tree planting will begin.

From project conception to execution, NCRTC has consistently adopted environment-friendly practices. He added that from the pre-design phase, the organization prioritized low carbon emissions in every construction phase.

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