To Plant Trees Alongside Railway Track Indian Railways Signed MoU with Haryana and Punjab


For plantation of trees alongside Railway Track on Railway Land Boundary the Union Ministry of Railways and Forest Department of Haryana & Punjab have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

  • The MoU covers way for planting all over the place 5 lakh trees together with Railway Track on Railway Land Boundary earlier to Monsoon Season.

Key facts

  • This agreement covers way developments with respect to afforestation on railway land.
  • Indian Railways can donate significantly towards the Green India Mission with this decision.
  • Forest department of separate states will offer capability in afforestation and in maintenance and removal of trees.
  • The afforestation will help in defensive railway land from illegal infringement.
  • It will be no hindrance to railway works and developmental projects because of tree plantation will be done without announcing such land as nearing extinction forest.
  • Union Ministry of Railways has requested all Zonal railways to perform similar contract between their zones and disturbed State Forest divisions as early as possible.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 3, 2016