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This section contains the following:
  - details of a new group being formed 
  - rules, policies, procedures, research papers, etc.
  - views and discussions
  - interesting or significant work by others
- MCGM - NGO Council MOU 
- Guiding Principles 
- BMC - NGO - Citizens meeting
Public Garden Matter - Veer Savarkar Udyan (Borivli) : Feb 2007
by Meera Sadanand Kamath

People Involved
 
- NGO Council Community Group Members - Join
       
    - Meetings / Agenda / Minutes 
     -  January meetings schedule with BMC 
     - 
Jan 10: Agenda: Gardens and Trees - BMC - NGO - Citizen Meeting  
     -  Jan 10: BMC- NGO meeting reg. Gardens - 3:30 pm 
          - Response 1 by Sunil Badami 
          - Response 2 by Kisan Mehta  &  Priya Salvi 
          - Response 3 Gardens: how TDR works 
          - Transcription of BMC - Citizen Jan 10 mtg - gardens & trees
          - Minutes of Jan 10 BMC - Citizen meeting on Gardens & Trees

- NGO Council Working Group - Join 

- NGO Council Core Group 

- BMC Officials
- Contact details of 14 corporator members of Tree Authority (pdf)  (Marathi)
- Contact details of 10 nominated member of Tree Authority (Marathi)
  (If you want to be nominated, please email your profile)

     

NGOs:
 

10 Organisations working for gardens, trees and public spaces
 
34 Organisations working for environment (nature)  
   
Adopt a Garden / Road Divider / Playground / Traffic Island (locations & procedures)

- Information regarding plots given for adoption in City / WS / ES , list of  Horticulturists, Information regarding supply of RHE / CDM, 24 plots to be developed in 2006-07
- MCGM list of Gardens / Recreation Grounds / Play Grounds available for adoption (pdf)  
- MCGM circular dtd. 8/5/02 on development and maintenance of gardens / recreation grounds / traffic islands through sponsors on adoption basis (pdf) 
- Comparative table indicating features of earlier & revised proposal for gardens / playgrounds / recreation areas / park (pdf)  
- List of reservation Areas / Revised proposal regarding RG / PG / Gardens / Park adoptions / Policy guidelines for allowing private development of public spaces (pdf) 

 
About the Garden Department

- Responsibilities of Garden Dept. (pdf) (Marathi)
- Statistics of Garden Dept.  

  
Tenders
- Tender Notice for Census of trees published in various newspapers on 25 April 2006
- Tender for census of existing trees upon all lands with in Municipal Jurisdiction
- Topographical survey for Tulsi, Vihar and Powai Dam dt.19 April 2006 

Rules, Policies, Procedures
 
- The Maharashtra (Urban Areas) Preservation of Trees Act 1975 (as modified upto 9 June 2004) (pdf) 
- The Maharashtra (Urban Areas) Preservation of Trees Act 1975  (old Act)
          - Suggested amendments in Tree Act 
- MCGM guidelines for planting and maintenance of trees including list of trees suitable for Mumbai  (Marathi)
- MCGM circular for the provision for insisting arrangement for rain water harvesting (pdf)  
- MCGM guidelines for provision of flowerpots on footpaths (pdf)  
   
Proposals by Citizens

- Rotary's Apna Parisar  
          - Rotary's Apna Parisar Roadmap 
          - Rotarians in charge of trees  

       

Trees:

NOC format of the Tree Authority for:
- Cutting / transplanting of trees (pdf)  
- Widening and Construction of roads/bridges/naka, etc  (pdf)  
- Getting Occupation Certificate (pdf) 

Articles 
- How MMRDA transplants trees (pdf) 
- A report of Tree Plantation in Greater Mumbai - An article from BMC Patrika, July 2003 Issue  
- Ward wise summary of the Tree Census of Greater Mumbai - BMC Patrika, July 2003 Issue  
- Urban Road Trees - An article by Shri. H.A. Raje, Horticulturist, Member of Tree Authority M.C.G.M (pdf) 

     
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