PCMC to replant 64 trees in defence land cut during Dapodi-Nigdi flyover construction

PCMC to replant 64 trees in defence land cut during Dapodi-Nigdi flyover construction

PCMC to replant 64 trees in defence land cut during Dapodi-Nigdi flyover construction

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The Tree Department of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has put forward a plan to rove 64 trees lining the Dapodi-Nigdi road, spanning 565 metres, to make way for a new Railway flyover.

This initiative aims to address the persistent traffic congestion experienced by the residents of Pimpri, Pimpri Saudagar, Rahatni and nearby areas. The proposed flyover, long-awaited by the citizens, will enable seamless travel over the Railway line near Pimpri Dairy Farm. 

In response to concerns regarding environmental impact, officials have promised to replant all affected trees in defence land, ensuring a sustainable approach to infrastructure development. The four-lane flyover designed to accommodate heavy vehicles such as trucks, tempos, etc will enhance the convenience of the commuters and contribute to reducing traffic in Pimpri-Chinchwad City. 

PCMC Commissioner Shekhar Singh said, “The project will significantly enhance convenience, safety and fuel efficiency for the citizens. It addresses the prolonged demand for a flyover providing smooth and rapid connection to Pune Mumbai road and Sant Tukaram Nagar Metro Station. Moreover, the initiative will also reduce noise levels and pollution in the areas.” 

Moreover, with this initiative, environmental awareness will spread. With trees being cut down due to commercialisation it is important to replant the cut-down trees to protect the environment and reduce factors like pollution. 

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