Hyderabad emerges as Tree Cities Of The World
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Environment
- Hyderabad has won a green contest among cities in India, and emerged one of the ‘Tree Cities of the World’.
- Awarded by: Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
- Hyderabad has maintained urban forestry under its Haritha Haram programme and its Urban Forest Parks plan.
- The city was evaluated on five metrics: ‘Establish Responsibility’, ‘Set the Rules’, ‘Know What You Have’, ‘Allocate the Resources’, and ‘Celebrate the Achievements’.