Invite to the Release of First Tree Census Report in Delhi at IIC

With Arms Wide Open: A Tree Greets the visitors at Lodhi Garden

India International Centre and The Green Circle of Delhi invites all interested citizens to the release of a first of its kind initiative – the “First Tree Census Report of Delhi by Citizens: Sarvodaya Enclave”. The Report is a compilation of the rigorous, consistent and focused tree census survey by volunteers which was led by Padmawati Dwivedi of Compassionate Living and a resident of the area. It also speaks about the determination, the will and also the need to document the trees of Delhi before we lose them to mindless and unplanned construction activities. The Report will be released by Shri Praveen Kumar Tripathi, Chief Secretary of Delhi and a key presentation on the Report will be delivered by Ms. Padmavati Dwivedi.

Date: 17 October, 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 6.30 pm (Please be seated by 6.20 pm.)
Venue: Conference Room, II Floor, Main Building India International Centre (Conference Room II) 40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi – 110003

Padmawati Dwivedi is a prominent greens activist has been previously been instrumental in ensuring the implementation of the government’s policy to dechoke Delhi’s trees (Click to read more).  The release of the Report shall be followed by a Panel Discussion which will be Chaired by Suhas Borker (Founder-Member with the following panelists:

  • Dr. Gautam Vohra, President, Vasant Vihar RWA
  • Shri D.M. Shukla, Chief Conservator of Forests, Delhi
  • Shri S. S. Kandpal, Director of Horticulture, MCD
  • Shri J. P. Sharma, Director of Horticulture, NDMC

How to Reach: Bus Numbers: 047,052,440,521,522,526,580 (Get off at ‘Lodhi Road Xing’ or ‘Max Mueller Marg’). Bus Numbers: 326, 344, 970, 994 (Get off at  ‘Mausam Bhawan’ or ‘Lodhi Garden’). Bus Numbers: 026, 048, 056, 408, 719, 734 (Get off at ‘ Lodhi Colony 18 Block’). Nearest Metro Stations: ‘Jorbagh’ on Yellow Line ‘Khan Market’ on Violet Line

For further information, contact Programme Office IIC (011-24619431)
or email


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One Comment on “Invite to the Release of First Tree Census Report in Delhi at IIC”

  • Autumn E. Bernard wrote on 15 January, 2013, 12:59

    “We will be talking to the various resident welfare associations (RWAs) in the next one month and would want them to conduct a tree census in their locality,” Chief Secretary of Delhi, P.K. Tripathi told IANS on the sidelines of the release of the first tree census report conducted in south Delhi’s Sarvodaya Enclave.

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