In a new accomplishment for the densely populated Indian city of Mumbai, the United Nations FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) for maintaining urban greenery has perceived the city as the ‘Tree city of the world’.

It is remarkable that the city has gotten such acknowledgment in spite of the quickly extending urbanization and in the midst of the dreary reports of developing environmental change because of human action. It is significant that the biggest city in India on the west coast was among the 138 cities from 21 nations worldwide awarded for saving nature in the midst of the developing urbanization.

In the mean time, the nursery division authorities of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) said that the monetary focus of India, Mumbai has acquired acknowledgment for its commitment to keeping up with vegetation and planting urban trees in creating sound, blissful and resilient cities. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization as a team with the Ador Day Foundation has presented these cities from different nations with recognition of their commitment of planting and keeping up with trees which brings about solid and blissful spots for endurance.

The cities getting the recognition have well preserved the greenery in their places by taking care of nature through different drives of growing trees and finding different solutions for them. Jeetendra Pardeshi who is the superintendent of Gardens expressed that the UN ‘Tree City of the World’ program gives help, assistance, headings, and worldwide acknowledgment for communities’ commitment to its urban jungles. Additionally, the program gives a system to a supportable and healthy urban forestry service truly necessary in present natural circumstances across the world said the superintendent. Earlier in January this year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had applied for the award of worldwide recognition citing the various tree plantation initiative, several tree care tasks and Miyawaki forests.

Mumbai is the 2nd city of India to get the title of ‘Tree City in the World’ as earlier Hyderabad got the recognition for two consecutive years.