Green Contest : Tree Cities of the World

Green Contest :

Hyderabad has won a green contest among cities in India and emerged as one of the ‘Tree Cities of the World’.

  • That title has been bestowed by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
  • Hyderabad has been selected for its commitment to growing and maintaining urban forestry under the State government’s Haritha Haram program and its Urban Forest Parks plan.
  • With the recognition, the city joins 120 others from 23 countries, including the U.S., the U.K., Canada, and Australia.
  • The city was evaluated on five metrics: ‘Establish Responsibility’, ‘Set the Rules’, ‘Know What You Have’, ‘Allocate the Resources’, and ‘Celebrate the Achievements’.

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