MUMBAI: Main environmentalist Dilip Boralkar on Tuesday that authorities’s resolution to shift metro automotive shed from Aarey to Kanjur marg will accrue whopping monetary advantages of Rs 9,600 crore.
“This quantity is excess of the additional cash that is perhaps spent moreover as a result of change of location of metro automotive shed from Aarey to Kanjur marg,” Boralkar, a former member of the Supreme Courtroom monitoring committee for cover of surroundings, informed ToI.
Elaborating his competition, Boralkar stated greater than 800 acres of forest land is saved as a result of shifting of location of the metro automotive shed from Aarey to Kanjur marg.
“Assuming that there will likely be 400 bushes per acre, there can be safety of three.2 lakh bushes. It’s estimated that one public tree in its life time of 20 years brings ecological advantages price Rs three lakh, when monetized when it comes to oxygen emission, bio-shelter, soil and water conservation, shade in summer season, cooling impression and carbon fixation. Because of this, complete advantages arising out of 800 acres forest land will accrue monetary advantages of Rs 9600 crore,’’ Boralkar stated.
Boralkar identified that the CM should repair the accountability on bureaucrats choosing Aarey land for the automotive shed.
“I believe, the report of the professional committee was crystal clear. It was particularly talked about that ecologically and from the purpose of surroundings, Aarey was not an appropriate place and that Kanjur marg would be the most suitable option. Regardless of such a scenario, nonetheless the bureaucrats misled the then chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who succumbed to the bureaucratic stress,’’ Boralkar stated.

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