Mathura. 2014.06.25 (DJ): According to Maha Kaujlji of the Mathura District Forestry Office (DFO), those doing Parikrama of Govardhan will soon be able to do so in the pleasing shade of kadamba trees. The Forestry Department has spent nearly a crore in this planting project on the Govardhan Parikrama path.
The Mathura-Vrindavan Development Authority (MVDA) is planning to invest another 1.28 crores to provide shade for pilgrims and create a green environment around Govardhan. Of this amount, the MVDA has allocated Rs 9.62 crores to the Forestry Department.
In the next few days side, two important well-boring projects will be started in the green belt of Govardhan boring long been important to green circled area will be initiated. The two deep wells will provide sweet water for the entire Govardhan hill area via pipelines.
Under the plan, 10,000 saplings will be planted, including kadamba, kanji, tamal, neem, and ficus. The Forestry Department will take responsibility for overseeing the saplings for a period of five years.
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