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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation allowed cutting of 39k trees in 11 years

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According to the figures between 2010 to 2021, a total of 38,899 trees were cut in Mumbai and more than 50% of these were for the projects undertaken by private individuals or organisations

In 11 years, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has given permission for chopping down 38,899 trees in the city and transplanting 36,000, revealed data procured by Andheri MLA Ameet Satam from the BMC garden department.

According to the figures between February 2010 to July 2021, a total of 38,899 trees were cut in the city and more than 50% of these were for the projects undertaken by private individuals or organisations. Whereas 36,117 trees were transplanted in the city.

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